Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2001 Issue

Oct. 6, Sparta, Wis. / Cessna 172

At 19:20 central time, a Cessna 172M was destroyed during a forced landing near Sparta. The pilot suffered minor injuries. The flight was en route from Schaumburg, Ill., to Black River Falls. There was no fuel present in the left fuel tank of the airplane. The fuel selector was positioned on the left fuel tank....

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