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2001 C-182 Fuel Exhaustion Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine Salado TX

C-182 Non-Fatal Salado, TX Aug. 18, 2001

After the sky divers exited the airplane at 12,000 feet, the engine lost power while the airplane was descending through 10,000 feet. The pilot switched fuel tanks and engine power was reestablished. The engine again lost power at 4,000 feet and the pilot attempted a forced landing at his home base airport.

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After the sky divers exited the airplane at 12,000 feet, the engine lost power while the airplane was descending through 10,000 feet. The pilot switched fuel tanks and engine power was reestablished. The engine again lost power at 4,000 feet and the pilot attempted a forced landing at his home base airport.

Read the NTSB report…

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