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2005 C-P206 FL Fuel Starvation Lake Wales Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine

C-P206 Non-Fatal Lake Wales, FL December 29, 2005

The pilot reported that shortly after reaching an altitude of 400 feet agl after takeoff, the engine quit suddenly. He immediately pumped the throttle two times, and turned on the auxiliary fuel pump, but this did not restore engine power. He made a hard forced landing in an industrial park near the airport.

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The pilot reported that shortly after reaching an altitude of 400 feet agl after takeoff, the engine quit suddenly. He immediately pumped the throttle two times, and turned on the auxiliary fuel pump, but this did not restore engine power. He made a hard forced landing in an industrial park near the airport.

Read the NTSB report…

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