NTSB Identification: MIA88LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35803.
Accident occurred Friday, February 05, 1988 in FERNANDINA BCH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: BEECH V-35, registration: N7987M
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WHILE ON A PERSONAL FLT, THE ACFT LANDED GEAR UP. THE PLT STATED THAT HE LOWERED IT. HE ALSO STATED THAT THE GEAR WARNING HORN WAS INOPERATIVE. OPERATIONAL CHECK OF THE LANDING GEAR REVEALED NO DISCREPANCIES EXCEPT FOR AN IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED WARNING HORN & AUTOMATIC GEAR EXTENSION SYSTEM WHICH LOWERS THE GEAR WHEN THE AIRSPEED IS BELOW 120 MPH & THE THROTTLE IS REDUCED BELOW 18-20' MANIFOLD PRESSURE. THE PLT STATED THAT THE FIRST INDICATION HE HAD THAT THE GEAR WAS NOT DOWN WAS SEEING THE TIP OF THE PROP CURL UP. HE SAID THAT THE LANDING GEAR MOTOR CIRCUIT BREAKER WAS 'TRIPPED'.

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,GEAR WARNING SYSTEM..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

SAFETY SYSTEM(OTHER)..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,CIRCUIT BREAKER..POPPED/TRIPPED

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