- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 13, 1989
Time: 21:25
Location: Janice, Mississippi
Operator: Private
Flight #: ?
Route: Hattiesburg, MS - Gulfport, MS
AC Type: Cessna 177RG
Registration: N1976Q
cn / ln: 177RG-0376
Aboard: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was flying from Hattiesburg to Gulfport. The non-instrument rated pilot lost control of the aircraft after encountering instrument meteorological conditions resulting in the airplane spiraling into the ground in a wooded area. U.S. Representative from Mississippi, Larkin Smith, 45, was killed.
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