Friday, October 27, 2017

Piper PA-28R-201T Turbo Arrow III, N551DK, Tarrow Group LLC: Incident occurred October 26, 2017 near Millington Regional Jetport Airport (KNQA), Shelby County, Tennessee

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Memphis, Tennessee

Aircraft force landed on a highway.

Tarrow Group LLC:

Date: 26-OCT-17
Time: 15:15:00Z
Regis#: N551DK
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA28
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)

TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn. — Two people in a single-engine aircraft were unharmed when they were forced to make an emergency landing on a Tipton County highway.

WREG was told the plane was traveling from Smyrna to the Millington airport when it began experiencing engine trouble.  

The pilot was forced to land on Highway 14 near 206 between two lanes of traffic.

No one on board was injured.

The Federal Aviation Administration is headed to the scene to investigate.

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