This September 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
Aircraft: Piper Vagabond. Injuries: None. Location: Edwardsburg, Mich. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot reported that the fuel gauge indicated that the fuel tanks were about half full during his preflight inspection. [Read more...]