Tag: night cross-country flight

Fuel Exhaustion Brings Down Piper

Reading Time: < 1 minute During the night cross-country flight, the Piper PA-28-181 had been flying for four hours, 21 minutes and was about six miles from the destination airport when the pilot reported a fuel emergency to air traffic control. He stated that he was going to attempt to land on a highway, however, the plane hit 160-foot power […]