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It was reported by the owner of the aircraft, that after about two hours and 15 minutes flying the pilot checked the contents of the fuel tanks. He estimated that four hours fuel remained. However, after a further two hours flying the engine failed following the exhaustion of the fuel onboard. The pilot was committed to a landing on unsuitable terrain, and during the landing roll the aircraft struck a tree and ground looped.

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General details
Date: 11 May 1988 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: N/K Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Neumayer Valley Stn QLD (110km SE Burketown QLD)  
State: Queensland  
Release date: 01 November 1988 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Unknown 
Aircraft model: Tandem Maxair Drifter A-503 
Aircraft registration: Not registered 
Serial number: N/A 
Type of operation: Sports Aviation 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Neumayer Valley Stn QLD
Departure time:N/K
Destination:Neumayer Valley Stn Qld
 
 
 
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