NTSB Identification: DEN00LA153.
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Accident occurred Monday, July 24, 2000 in ERIE, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/02/2001
Aircraft: Mooney M20C, registration: N5549Q
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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At the completion of a cross-country flight, the flight was on final approach when the pilot was distracted by a truck, which was parked on one of the exit taxiways from the runway. Subsequently, the pilot failed to lower the landing gear and made a landing gear retracted landing.

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

Failure by the pilot to follow procedures and lower the landing gear.

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