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1994 C-182 Fuel Exhaustion Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine

C-182 Non-Fatal Bryan, TX May 21, 1994

On final approach to runway 14, a total loss of engine power occurred. Due to construction equipment, transmission lines, and vehicle traffic on a highway, the pilot made a decision to land in a field. During the landing in rough and uneven terrain, the nose gear, left main gear, and left wing were damaged. The pilot reported 15 gallons of fuel at the initial preflight.

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On final approach to runway 14, a total loss of engine power occurred. Due to construction equipment, transmission lines, and vehicle traffic on a highway, the pilot made a decision to land in a field. During the landing in rough and uneven terrain, the nose gear, left main gear, and left wing were damaged. The pilot reported 15 gallons of fuel at the initial preflight.

Read the NTSB report…

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