NTSB Identification: MIA89LA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38088.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 27, 1988 in FORT PIERCE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-60-601P, registration: N45MA
Injuries: 3 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.
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS STATED THAT WHILE THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON SHORT FINAL THEY NOTICED THAT THE GEAR ON THE AIRCRAFT WAS NOT EXTENDED. THEY ATTEMPTED TO CONTACT THE PILOT BUT HE NEVER RESPONDED. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE FAILED TO EXTEND THE LANDING GEAR PRIOR TO LANDING. NO EVIDENCE WAS FOUND TO INDICATE ANY PREACCIDENT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE LANDING GEAR OPERATING SYSTEM.
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:CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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