ATL01LA051
ATL01LA051

On May 3, 2001, at 1845 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 182Q, N735LX, veered off the right side of runway 04 during an attempted landing at Cherokee County Airport in Canton, Georgia. The training flight was operated by the student pilot under the provisions of Title 14 CFR Part 91 with no flight plan filed. Visual weather conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The student pilot was not injured, and the airplane sustained substantial damage. The training flight departed Canton, Georgia, at 1830.

According to the student pilot, this was the second attempt to land on runway 04 after takeoff. The student pilot reported when the airplane touched down, it veered right and then left, and finally veered off the right side of the runway. The airplane collided with a ditch, and flipped inverted.

The student pilot stated, that prior to the flight she conducted a thorough inspection of the airplane and "all was working well". Examination of the airplane failed to disclose any mechanical failures. The student pilot did not report a mechanical problem with the airplane.

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