Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2008 Issue

October 4, 2008, Savannah, Ga., Cessna T210

At about 1130 Eastern time, the airplane experienced total loss of engine power and was ditched in a marsh. Visual conditions prevailed. The airplane was substantially damaged; the private pilot was not injured. The pilot stated that she filled the airplane’s fuel tanks several days before the accident flight, and even asked her flight instructor to check the tanks to make sure they were full. The flight originated about 0725.

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