Fuel pump failure for Bonanza

This July 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.

Aircraft: Beech Bonanza. Injuries: 2 Fatal. Location: Perry, Kan. Aircraft damage: Destroyed.

What reportedly happened: The pilot, who had in excess of 3,000 hours, of which half had been logged in Bonanzas, contacted ATC and reported the engine had lost power.

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