The NTSB has released a preliminary report on the Piper PA 32-260 which crashed landed on a busy intersection in Mukilteo, Washington. The NTSB report claims the plane crashed because “power loss occurred around 400 ft.”
After sudden power loss, the pilot “declared an emergency, and checked both the fuel selector valve and fuel mixture position, and confirmed the engine primer was in and locked. With limited time to troubleshoot, he began to turn his attention to performing a forced landing.”
Both the pilot and the passenger survived. However, on the way down, the plane streaked two traffic lines and spilled ignited fuel on nearby cars.
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