Date: January 01, 2002
Time: 18:02
Location: Hollywood, Florida
Operator: Air Taxi - Air Taxi Inc.
Flight #: -
Route: ?
AC Type: Piper PA-31-250
Registration: N3525Y
cn / ln: 31-7952127
Aboard: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The pilot declared an emergency and ditched into Atlantic Ocean, 300 yards off Dania Beach in 15 feet of water. The pilot's inadequate planning for a Title 14 CFR Part 135 on-demand air taxi flight, and his failure to refuel the airplane, which resulted in fuel exhaustion while en route over the Atlantic Ocean, a power off glide, and ditching in the ocean.

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