A Doomed Aircraft is Left to Fly Until it Runs out of Fuel

Some years ago, a Learjet 35 was a doomed plane, flying miles off course and with passengers and crew presumed dead. All that could be done at the time was to wait for the plane to run out of fuel, but it was unknown exactly where the Learjet 35 would crash. An onboard malfunction had disabled everyone on board prior to crashing.