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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146840
Last updated: 10 November 2020
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Date:21-JUL-2012
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182A Skylane
Owner/operator:Skydive Jersey Shore
Registration: N2166G
C/n / msn: 51466
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Monmouth Executive Airport - KBLM, Belmar/Farmingdale, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Parachuting
Departure airport:Farmingdale, NJ (BLM)
Destination airport:Farmingdale, NJ (BLM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot was returning to the airport after dropping off parachutists at 9,000 feet. He said that the flight lasted about 30 minutes, and as he turned onto final approach in the traffic pattern, he pulled the throttle back, and the engine lost power. The pilot performed a forced landing in a field, and the airplane struck some power poles lying on the ground, resulting in substantial damage to the airframe. Postaccident examination of the airframe and engine revealed no evidence of a mechanical malfunction or anomaly that would have precluded normal operation. Only residual fuel was recovered from the wing tanks, and there was no fuel in the line from the tanks to the engine. The pilot stated that he should have monitored his fuel gauges more closely.
Probable Cause: The pilotís improper 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=20120722X04436&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jul-2012 00:00 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:56 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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