NTSB Identification: CHI88LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35118.
Accident occurred Monday, November 09, 1987 in DECATUR, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30B, registration: N7865Y
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 EXPERIENCED A LANDING WITH THE GEAR RETRACTED. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE PERCEIVED THE YELLOW LIGHT INDICATION FOR THE LANDING GEAR TO MEAN 'DOWN', INSTEAD OF LOOKING FOR A GREEN LIGHT.

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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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