Fuel check failure to blame for beach plane ditching

By Bray Boland
Updated November 28 2023 - 5:25pm, first published 5:18pm
The ATSB says the pilot's forced landing near Fremantle showed the importance of fuel management. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)
The ATSB says the pilot's forced landing near Fremantle showed the importance of fuel management. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)

The pilot of a light aircraft which ditched near a popular Perth beach failed to regularly check fuel levels, investigators say.

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