NTSB Identification: DEN87LA073.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33439.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 26, 1987 in WAHPETON, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: MOONEY M20C, registration: N6550U
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.

A CFI AND A DUAL STUDENT WERE MAKING PRACTICE LANDINGS. ON THE SIXTH LANDING, THE STUDENT FAILED TO LOWER THE LANDING GEAR. THE CFI DID NOT NOTICE THAT THE ACFT DID NOT HAVE LANDING GEAR EXTENDED. THE ACFT LANDED WITH GEAR FULLY RETRACTED.

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

CHECKLIST..NOT USED..DUAL STUDENT

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

LACK OF RECENT TOTAL EXPERIENCE..DUAL STUDENT

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

CHECKLIST..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

LACK OF RECENT TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..INADVERTENT..DUAL STUDENT

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

COMPLACENCY..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RUNWAY

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