NTSB Identification: DEN89LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38372.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 18, 1988 in PEYTON, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/04/1990
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250, registration: N6843P
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 STUDENT PLT WAS PRACTICING A TOUCH AND GO LANDING. DURING A TURN TO FINAL, THE PLT HEARD AN ACFT REPORT FINAL FOR A STRAIGHT IN. HE SAID HE BECAME DISTRACTED AND FAILED TO EXTEND THE LANDING GEAR. THE ACFT LANDED WITH THE GEAR UP AND SLID 500 FEET, COMING TO REST MID-FIELD.

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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