Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2003 Issue

June 07, Bartlesville, Okla. / Acro Sport II

At 1209 central time, an amateur-built AcroSport II lost engine power near Bartlesville and was damaged in the ensuing forced landing. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The flight had departed Bartlesville Airport about 10 minutes earlier. The pilot had requested fuel service while he was at the airport, but the service was not performed and the pilot departed without checking. Post-crash investigation found the fuel tanks empty....

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