Air Crash Investigation - S07E08 Falling Fast (Tuninter Flight 1153)
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Added: Nov 18th 2011
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On 6 August 2005, Tuninter Flight 1153 ran out of fuel and ditched into the sea, killing 16 people. It ran out of fuel because the incorrect style of fuel gauge had been installed on the plane.
Type of aircraft: ATR-72.
Cause of disaster: Faulty maintenance of the Fuel Quantity Indicator System (FQIS), Fuel starvation, Pilot error, Improper training, Ditching.