NTSB Identification: ATL88FA173.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37295.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, May 16, 1988 in ATLANTA, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: SWEARINGEN SA-226-TC, registration: N1013G
Injuries: 12 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING A VISUAL APPROACH TO RUNWAY 27L, THE AIRPLANE WAS LANDED GEAR UP. BOTH THE CAPT AND F/O STATED THAT THE LANDING GEAR HAD BEEN LOWERED OVER THE OUTER MARKER AND THAT THEY HAD OBSERVED THREE GREEN LIGHTS AND THAT THE WARNING HORN HAD NOT SOUNDED PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN. THE AIRPLANE LEFT PROPELLER BLADE SIGNATURES ON THE RUNWAY AND WITNESSES ON THE GROUND STATED THAT THE LANDING GEAR WAS RETRACTED DURING THE APPROACH AND TOUCHDOWN. AFTER MOVING THE AIRPLANE AND PLACING IT ON JACKS, RETRACTION AND EXTENSION TESTS REVEALED THAT THE LANDING GEAR OPERATION WAS NORMAL AS WAS THE WARNING INDICATIONS. THE WARNING HORN FOR FLAPS DOWN/GEAR UP ALSO EXHIBITED NORMAL OPERATION.

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT PERFORMED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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:

WHEELS UP LANDING..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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