NTSB Identification: SEA86LA212.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32417.
Accident occurred Monday, August 18, 1986 in AURORA, OR
Aircraft: MOONEY M-20-J, registration: N201PJ
Injuries: 4 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
AT ABOUT 9,000 FEET MSL THE PILOT SMELLED SMOKE AND ELECTRICAL FUMES. HE THEN TURNED OFF THE MASTER SWITCH AND RETURNED TO LAND. HE MANUALLY LOWERED THE LANDING GEAR BUT IT FOLDED UPON LANDING ROLL. INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO MECHANICAL REASON FOR THE GEAR TO FOLD NOR FOR THE SMELL IN THE COCKPIT. THE PILOT FAILED TO ENSURE THAT THE GEAR WAS FULLY EXTENDED AND LOCKED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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