NTSB Identification: CHI88LA164.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36578.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 10, 1988 in INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210M, registration: N210WP
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE WAS ON HIS WAY BACK FROM ANOTHER LOCAL AIRPORT. HE THOUGHT THAT HE HAD LOWERED THE GEAR WHEN HE HAD ENTERED THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED GEAR UP. POST-ACCIDENT EXAM DISCLOSED NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR SYSTEM MALFUNCTIONS AND THE GEAR WAS RECYCLED NORMALLY. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE HAD FLOWN WITH AN INSTRUCTOR PREVIOUSLY THAT DAY.

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CHECKLIST..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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