Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 175
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: Unknown
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Jackson FSDO-31
AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED IN A FIELD, NEAR LUCEDALE, MS
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A small plane crashed in a wooded area of northeast Jackson County Saturday evening on Kendrick Rd. near Stateline Rd., sometime after 6 p.m.
According to Emergency Operations Center Deputy Director Terry Jackson, the pilot lost power and had to land in a field.
The pilot, who was the only person on board, suffered minor injuries and was transported to the hospital as a precaution.
Jackson noted that he is very fortunate things turned out the way they did.
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