NTSB Identification: LAX86LA212.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33042.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 26, 1986 in LOWER LAKE, CA
Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-19-3A, registration: N8549R
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.

WHEN THE ACFT DEPARTED LAMPSON ARPT THE LEFT LDG GEAR DID NOT RETRACT. GND WITNESSES REPORTED THE AIRPLANE LANDED WITH ONLY THE LEFT GEAR EXTENDED. THE PLT REPORTED HE OBSERVED ALL THREE LDG GEAR DOWN GREEN LIGHTS ILLUMINATED WHILE IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. THE ACFT LANDED ON THE LEFT MAIN GEAR AND SUBSEQUENTLY SKIDDED OFF THE RUNWAY. MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL LIFTED THE AIRPLANE AND MANUALLY PUMPED THE RIGHT MAIN AND NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLIES DOWN USING THE AIRPLANE'S MANUAL HYDRAULIC HAND PUMP. THE AIRPLANE WAS REMOVED FROM THE ACCIDENT SITE BEFORE THE LANDING GEAR SYSTEM COULD BE INSPECTED.

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

GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..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

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..NOT PERFORMED..COMPANY/OPERATOR MANAGEMENT

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