Fuel tank problem may have led to plane crash

Fuel tank problem may have led to plane crash

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PROVO -- Federal investigators are looking into the possibility that a fuel tank problem caused a deadly crash last month near Provo's airport.

Benjamin Hill was killed on Oct. 21 when his plane crashed just 760 feet short of the runway. Hill had called into air traffic control moments earlier to report he'd lost all power.

An examination of the plane found 10 gallons of fuel in the plane's left wing tank but none in the right.

It could take upwards of nine months to complete a formal investigation.

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