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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42064
Last updated: 19 November 2020
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Date:17-MAY-1986
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172D
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2592U
C/n / msn: 172-50192
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Athens, GA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Athens, GA (AHN)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING THE RETURN FROM A LOCAL SIGHTSEEING FLIGHT, THE PILOT REPORTED OVER THE UNICOM THAT THEY WERE MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROACH AND WERE OUT OF FUEL. AN INTERVIEW WITH ONE OF THE NON-PILOT PASSENGERS REVEALED THAT PRIOR TO THE FLIGHT THEY DISCUSSED REFUELING THE AIRCRAFT WITH THE PILOT WHO STATED THAT THEY HAD ENOUGH FUEL FOR THE TRIP. INSPECTION OF THE WRECKAGE CONFIRMED ONE TABLESPOON OF FUEL REMAINED IN THE MAIN FUEL SUPPLY LINE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X33450


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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