Some articles on fuel exhaustion, fuel:
... There are two main ways that an engine can run out of fuel Using all of the fuel ... An engine can use all available fuel due to insufficient fuel being loaded for the planned journey or the journey time extended for too long (in the case of an aircraft, due to in-flight delays ... In some cases, the fuel tank or the supply piping to the engine leaks and fuel is lost ...
... Many incidents have happened on aircraft where fuel exhaustion or starvation played a role. 1954, a Convair CV-240 aircraft operated by Swissair registered HR-IBW ran out of fuel over the English Channel near Folkestone ... It ran out of fuel before reaching Boston and made a belly landing in a field ...
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