Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2002 Issue

May 25, Dayton, Nev. / Cessna 310

At about 1755 Pacific time, a Cessna 310N made a forced landing short of the runway while on final approach at Dayton. The pilot suffered minor injuries. The pilot said he was on final approach when the left engine quit. He secured the engine, then the right engine quit. The pilot realized that he was landing on the auxiliary fuel tanks, which were nearly empty, and the airplane was too low to attempt an engine restart....

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