NTSB Identification: MIA89IA008.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37875.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Tuesday, October 11, 1988 in ORLANDO, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 210M, registration: N9064M
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

AFTER TAKEOFF WHEN THE LDG GEAR WAS RAISED, THE PLT NOTED THAT THE GEAR MOTOR CIRCUIT BREAKER POPPED AND THAT HE COULD NOT LOWER THE LANDING GEAR USING THE EMERGENCY GEAR EXTENSION PROCEDURES. HE LANDED GEAR UP IN THE GRASS. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM WAS EMPTY AND THE GEAR MOTOR WAS SEIZED. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAKAGE, AND WHEN RE-SERVICED THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM PERFORMED NORMALLY.

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

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM,PUMP..SEIZED

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,HYDRAULIC..EXHAUSTION

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