2011 C-182 Dandridge Fuel Exhaustion Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine TN

C-182 Non-Fatal Dandridge, TN July 30, 2011

The pilot stated that he fueled the airplane for two flights with skydivers and thirty minutes of reserve fuel. He further stated that during the second approach he had to adjust his intended flight path for other airplane traffic. Then, as the pilot decreased the pitch of the airplane on final approach, the engine sputtered and lost power.

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