CHI93LA360
CHI93LA360

On September 11, 1993, at 1430 central daylight time, a Beech BE-35, N650V, sustained substantial damage when it collided with a parked snow plow during a forced landing near Marshfield, Missouri. The airplane had experienced a total loss of engine power in cruise flight. The commercial pilot, who was the sole occupant of the airplane, was not injured. The personal flight originated at Quincy, Illinois, at 1240. No flight plan was filed, and visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time.

The Federal Aviation Administration inspector who examined the airplane reported the fuel selector handle had broken off and the valve could not be moved to another tank. The selector was positioned to the right tank which was empty. The left tank was full.

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