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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233329
Last updated: 9 March 2020
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Date:26-FEB-2020
Time:c. 20:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172 Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N6487B
C/n / msn: 29687
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Elkins, Washington County, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Springdale Municipal Airport, AR (SPZ/KASG)
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a fuel exhaustion event and it subsequently force landed to major roadway terrain in Elkins, Washington County, Arkansas. The airplane was not damaged and the sole pilot onboard was not injured during the incident.

Sources:

https://www.5newsonline.com/article/news/local/plane-lands-after-running-out-of-fuel/527-418f574c-e254-4a19-ba02-959a8f71e3b6
https://www.4029tv.com/article/plane-makes-emergency-landing-on-highway-16-after-running-out-of-fuel/31124574
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N6487B
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N6487B

https://booking.page/en/company/page/nwa (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2020 20:46 Captain Adam Added
09-Mar-2020 02:06 Geno Updated [Time, Phase, Destination airport, Source]

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