1984 Fuel Starvation Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine PA-32-300

PA-32 Non-Fatal Ogden, UT August 4, 1984

After discharging sky divers, plt was concentrating on max rate of descent, eng pwr at idle, when fuel tank in use ran day. Pwr loss not noted until throttle applied for level off. Switch to usable fuel tank and restart attempt initiated with insufficient remaining altitude for successful result. Forced landing executed on freeway off ramp.

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