In The Force Awakens, Poe and Finn steal a TIE Fighter to escape the Star Destroyer Finalizer. When they begin to argue, they are shot and tumble down to the surface below.
Later, we see they crashed fairly close to the merchant village Rey frequents to sell scavenged parts and to which she has brought BB-8.
Being that the craft appeared to be damaged beyond control, is there any explanation given in the movie or in other sources (the novelization, TFA Visual Dictionary, etc.) on why they crashed within walking distance of BB-8 other than pure luck?
NOTES: This question may feel nit-picky, but I feel that the Star Wars has a trend of tying up even the most mundane loose ends, especially when it comes to where and and why things happen. Therefore, an explanation may be available in an alternate medium.
It can also be argued that a similar incident happens in A New Hope when C-3PO and R2-D2 just happen to crash in the same part of the planet where Obi-Wan Kenobi lives.
This can be rationalized, however, as their escape pod was still fully functional, and Leia could have informed R2-D2 of Obi-Wan Kenobi's general location. This is supported by Artoo's later actions as he tries to convince Threepio to walk with him in a specific direction.