Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA20
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Nashville FSDO-19
AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED ON A HIGHWAY, NEAR DAYTON, TN
A small plane makes an emergency landing Saturday night in Rhea county.
It happened on Highway 27 near Evensville.
Our crew on scene tells us the Piper PA20 single engine plane left Pigeon Forge and was on it's way to Winchester, TN.
The pilot who has been identify as Tom Web from Morristown TN told our photographer on scene he was 55-hundred feet up in the air when he encountered total engine failure and was forced to land.
No one was hurt and traffic didn't seem to be too backed up.
We're told the FAA & TEMA have been called in to investigate.
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