NTSB Identification: ATL87LA129.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33808.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 28, 1987 in GREENVILLE, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1988
Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55, registration: N3240Y
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 AIRCRAFT LANDED WITH THE LANDING GEAR IN THE UP POSITION WHEN THE PILOT INADVERTENTLY FAILED TO EXTEND THE GEAR. HE HAD DISARMED THE LANDING GEAR WARNING SYSTEM BY PULLING THE SYSTEM CIRCUIT BREAKER BECAUSE IT WAS ACTIVATING AT NORMAL POWER SETTINGS. HE INADVERTENTLY FAILED TO RESET THE GEAR WARNING CIRCUIT BREAKER BEFORE LANDING AND RECEIVED NO WARNING THAT HE WAS LANDING WITH THE GEAR UP.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..NOT ENGAGED

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,GEAR WARNING SYSTEM..DISCONNECTED

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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