NTSB Identification: MIA94LA118.
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Accident occurred Sunday, April 10, 1994 in OCALA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/07/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 310J, registration: N310JF
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

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DURING ENGINE START, THE PILOT FAILED TO TURN ON THE GENERATORS. IN FLIGHT, BATTERY POWER WAS DEPLETED, AND THE PILOT MANUALLY EXTENDED THE LANDING GEAR, BUT WAS UNABLE TO GET IT FULLY EXTENDED. ON THE LANDING ROLL, THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED, AND THE AIRPLANE WAS DAMAGED. THE AIRPLANE WAS PLACED ON JACKS. USING THE AIRPLANE'S ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AND LANDING GEAR MOTOR, THE LANDING GEAR OPERATED NORMALLY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO ASSURE THE GENERATORS WERE ENGAGED BEFORE FLIGHT (FAILED TO FOLLOW THE CHECKLIST).

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