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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||0001-0600|
|Make Model Name||Large Transport|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Aircraft Component||Fuel Quantity-Pressure Indication|
|Qualification||Flight Crew Air Transport Pilot (ATP)|
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Critical|
Inflight Event / Encounter Fuel Issue
Released flight payload 44.0; fuel 31.3 with [an] alternate.ramp agent called and advised acft 62.1 fuel on board (fob); questioned estimated payload was told could be as high as 60.0; ran numbers 59.0 landing gross weight (lgw) 267237 vs maximum gross weight (mlgw) 267.957.0 lgw 26535255.0 lgw 263470told ramp agent wasn't comfortable with anymore than 55.0. Released flt capped 55.0/fob 62.1Was advised aircraft landed with 2;500 lbs fuel on board.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: Large Transport aircraft First Officer reports landing with 43;000 pounds of fuel on board; but with the aircraft handling as if it was much lighter. The fuel system was written up and Maintenance discovered that the fuel tanks contained only 2;500 pounds of fuel.
Narrative: Released flight payload 44.0; fuel 31.3 with [an] alternate.Ramp agent called and advised acft 62.1 Fuel on Board (FOB); questioned estimated payload was told could be as high as 60.0; ran numbers 59.0 Landing Gross Weight (LGW) 267237 vs Maximum Gross Weight (MLGW) 267.957.0 lgw 26535255.0 lgw 263470told ramp agent wasn't comfortable with anymore than 55.0. Released flt capped 55.0/FOB 62.1Was advised aircraft landed with 2;500 lbs fuel on board.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.