Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2001 Issue

February 15, Seminole, Ala. / Cessna Pressurized Centurion

At about 21:15 central time, a Cessna 210 ran out of fuel and crashed in Seminole. IMC prevailed and no flight plan was filed. The pilot and two passengers received minor injuries, while the third passenger was not injured. The flight had originated in Wisconsin 11 hours earlier. The aircraft had been on an IFR flight plan to Pensacola, Fla., and had missed two ILS approaches to Pensacola. After the pilot executed the second missed approach, he canceled the IFR flight plan and diverted to Gulf Shores, Ala. While en route to Gulf Shores, the pilot reported to ATC he had run out of fuel....

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