Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2000 Issue

Nov. 28, Stillwater, Okla. / Beech Bonanza

At 11:08 CST, a Beech BE35 was damaged in a forced landing following a loss of power near Stillwater. The pilot was seriously injured and the passenger sustained minor injuries. The pilotís spouse said the pilot reported losing engine power shortly after departing Stillwater Municipal Airport. Investigators found the right fuel tank empty and the left fuel tank ĺ full. The fuel selector was positioned on the right fuel tank and the fuel quantity indicator selector was positioned to indicate the quantity in the left tank....

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