Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2007 Issue

November 3, 2006, Chester, Ill. / Piper PA-46-310P

At 0720 Central time the aircraft collided with soft terrain during an off-airport forced landing. The Private pilot was not injured, although the airplane was substantially damaged. The flight was operating in visual conditions. The pilot subsequently reported being in cruise flight at 9000 feet when he noticed lower-than-normal oil pressure.

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