NTSB Identification: DEN00LA151.
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Accident occurred Sunday, August 13, 2000 in WATKINS, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/02/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 310D, registration: N6981T
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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At the completion of a cross-country flight, the pilot was given an abnormal descent by Air Traffic Control and during approach was distracted by another aircraft waiting to depart and he forgot to lower the landing gear. He said he heard an oral warning device just prior to touch down and thought it was the stall warning.

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

The pilot's failure to follow procedures and lower the landing gear prior to landing. Factors were diverted attention and aural perception.

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