Accident Piper PA-28-180 N40RT,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176392
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Date:Wednesday 14 April 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-180
Registration: N40RT
MSN: 28-4175
Total airframe hrs:4888 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Columbia, MO -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Mason, MI (TEW)
Destination airport:Monroe City, MO (K52)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The airplane sustained substantial damage on impact with terrain during a precautionary landing. The pilot reported that he checked weather, filed a flight plan, performed a preflight, and verified that both tanks were full. The pilot stated that the first fuel tank switch was completed 12 minutes after departure and the remaining tank switches were completed on 15 to 17 minute balanced intervals. The pilot stated that he over flew his destination and turned around toward a known city. The pilot stated, "The left tank ran out of fuel, and, I reacted automatically




Revision history:

26-May-2015 14:00 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:53 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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