Fuel exhaustion Accident PZL-104 Wilga 80 N7169Z, 06 Sep 1990
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 132580
 
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Date:06-SEP-1990
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PZ04 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
PZL-104 Wilga 80
Owner/operator:Melex Usa Inc.
Registration: N7169Z
MSN: CF20900890
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Smithfield, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
PROBABLE CAUSE:THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO PROPERLY PREFLIGHT FUEL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ADDITIONAL LANDING. THE ENGINE QUIT DUE TO FUEL EXHAUSTION.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001212X24180


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2013 15:32 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
15-Jul-2013 15:33 TB Updated [Plane category, ]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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