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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144231
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:05-MAR-2012
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-150 Tri-Pacer
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N6849B
C/n / msn: 22-4148
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:A river about 400 feet off of I-43, near East Troy, WI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ephraim, WI (3D2)
Destination airport:Burlington, WI (BUU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot was en route to his destination airport after having made an intermediary stop at another airport when the engine experienced a total loss of engine power, and the pilot performed a forced landing. Examination of the airplane revealed that there was no usable fuel present and there were no fuel system leaks.
Probable Cause: The pilot's inadequate fuel management, which resulted in a total loss of engine power due to fuel exhaustion.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120308X25331&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2012 22:24 RobertMB Added
16-Mar-2012 16:19 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Source, Damage]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:27 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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