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Crashed Plane May Have Run Out of Gas

Posted August 6, 2000

— A twin-engine plane that crashed in Umstead State Park last week probably ran out of gas, according to federal investigators.

On Monday, National Transportation Safety Board officials released their initial report on last week's crash.

They say the recovery crew didn't find any fuel on the ground and the plane's tanks were empty.

The pilot died in the crash and two passengers were hurt.


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