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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38378
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Registration: N98254
MSN: 28-25966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hallam, NE -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Dallas, TX (DAL)
Destination airport:Wahoo, NE (AHQ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The airplane departed Dallas, Texas at 1544 cst with a gross weight of 2,382.3 pounds. The maximum certified gross weight was 2,081 pounds. About 4 hours and 15 minutes after takeoff, the pilot transmitted on a UNICOM frequency that the airplane was low on fuel. A short time later, he reported that the airplane was out of fuel and he intended to perform an off-airport landing. During a night forced landing, the airplane contacted powerlines, then impacted the terrain. A total of 30 ounces of fuel was drained from the airplane fuel system after the accident. CAUSE: improper planning/decision by the pilot, which resulted in fuel exhaustion, due to an inadequate supply of fuel. Darkness was a related factor.



Revision history:

24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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