NTSB Identification: MIA88LA175.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36046.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 22, 1988 in MIAMI, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: GLOBE GC1-B, registration: N90379
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.

HYDRAULIC MOTOR ACTIVATED LIGHT REMAINED ON AFTER LANDING GEAR RETRACTION. THE PILOT BELIEVING THIS TO INDICATE A LANDING GEAR MALFUNCTION SLOWED THE ACFT AND EXTENDED THE GEAR. A GEAR DOWN INDICATOR ILLUMINATED. HOWEVER, THE HYDRAULIC MOTOR ACTIVATED LIGHT REMAINED ILLUMINATED. WHILE CONTINUING TO TROUBLESHOOT WHAT HE BELIEVED TO BE A LANDING GEAR PROBLEM, THE ENGINE OVERHEATED AND LOST POWER. WHILE ATTEMPTING TO MAKE A FORCED LANDING ON A ROAD THE HYDRAULICALLY OPERATED FLAPS WOULD NOT EXTEND. THE LANDING GEAR EXTENDED NORMALLY. DURING ROLLOUT THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK BRUSH AND GROUNDLOOPED. THE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE TAIL WHEEL SEPARATED FROM THE AIRCRAFT. THE CAUSE OF THE HYDRAULIC MOTOR ACTIVATED LIGHT ILLUMINATION WAS NOT DETERMINED. THE PILOT DID NOT PULL THE HYDRAULIC MOTOR CIRCUIT BREAKER.

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

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM,MOTOR..NOT SECURED

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..OVERTEMPERATURE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION



Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND


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