NTSB Identification: MIA86LA245.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31795.
Accident occurred Friday, August 29, 1986 in LANTANA, FL
Aircraft: BEECH G-35, registration: N1883D
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.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF THE CABIN DOOR OPENED. THE PILOT CONTINUED THE SHORT FLIGHT TO HIS HOME AIRFIELD. DURING APPROACH HE STATED THAT DUE TO THE INCREASED NOISE IN THE CABIN HE FORGOT TO LOWER THE LANDING GEAR. THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED THE RUNWAY WITH THE LANDING GEAR RETRACTED.

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

CHECKLIST..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DOOR,PASSENGER..OPEN


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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