Alcohol reason for pilot crashing in 2010

MCCOMB, MS (Mississippi News Now) - An investigation has determined a Texas doctor that crashed his plane near McComb in 2010 had been drinking.

According to the NTSB report, the pilot arrived at the New Orleans Airport after going to bar and he did not obtain a weather briefing or file an instrument flight rules flight plan.

Taylor Pickett, 52, overflew the airport in McComb then took a left turn before crashing.

Pickett, his wife and his sister in law died in the accident.

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