Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2003 Issue

February 09, Davie, Fla. / Cessna 170

At about 1523 eastern time, a Cessna 170A crashed on Interstate 75 after losing engine power. The pilot and passenger were seriously injured. A witness said the airplane was gliding about 50 to 75 feet above the highway with no engine noise when the airplane suddenly nosed down onto the pavement. Examination of the scene showed the airplane struck utility wires stretched across the highway....

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