Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2001 Issue

May 27, Temecula, Calif. / Cessna Skymaster

At 12:55 Pacific time, a Cessna 337G struck power lines about five miles south of Temecula. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The flight had departed San Diego about 20 minutes earlier and was destined for French Valley Airport. The airplane struck power lines approximately 120 feet agl while over Interstate 15. The airplane’s windshield was broken out, doorposts were bent, and wing struts were damaged, but the pilot continued the flight to his intended destination, which was the nearest airport....

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