NTSB Identification: MIA86LA114.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30717.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 06, 1986 in ORLANDO, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG, registration: N35911
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 PLT STATED THAT ON FINAL APCH HE EXTENDED THE LANDING GEAR BUT ON TOUCHDOWN THE GEAR COMPLETELY COLLAPSED. POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE ALTERNATOR BELT WAS LOOSE ALLOWING THE BATTERY TO DRAIN DOWN ENOUGH SO THE ELECTRIC HYDRAULIC PUMP WAS NOT ABLE TO COMPLETELY EXTEND THE LANDING GEAR. THE ACFT WAS PLACED ON JACKS & AUX POWER WAS APPLIED & THE LANDING GEAR CYCLED WITH NO DISCREPANCIES.

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ALTERNATOR..DISCONNECTED


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,BATTERY..OUTPUT LOW

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