NTSB Identification: MIA86LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30773.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, April 25, 1986 in OPA LOCKA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 402B, registration: N401NA
Injuries: 6 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 UPON ARRIVAL AT HIS DESTINATION HE COULD NOT GET HIS LANDING GEAR TO EXTEND. HE THEN RETURNED TO OPA LOCKA AIRPORT WHERE HE INTENTIONALLY LANDED WITH THE GEAR UP. POST CRASH INVESTIGATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE LANDING GEAR WOULD NOT COME DOWN NORMALLY DUE TO THE DOWN LIMIT MICRO SWITCH BEING STUCK IN THE OPEN POSITION ALLOWING NO ELECTRICAL POWER TO ACTIVATE THE GEAR MOTOR TOWARD THE DOWN POSITION. ALSO THE GEAR COULD NOT BE MANUALLY CRANKED DOWN BECAUSE THE DRIVE CHAIN ON THE EMERGENCY SYSTEM WAS DISCONNECTED.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..DISABLED

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

LANDING GEAR,EMERGENCY EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..DISCONNECTED


Contributing Factors

WHEELS UP LANDING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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