Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2010 Issue

November 7, 2009, Tucson, Ariz., Piper PA-32R-300

The airplane experienced a partial loss of engine power in cruise flight and the pilot made an emergency landing on a highway at 1553 Mountain time. The private pilot and passenger were not injured. The airplane sustained structural damage to the fuselage after departing the highway and impacting cacti prior to coming to rest upright. Visual conditions prevailed.

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