NTSB Identification: CHI87LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32941.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 11, 1986 in BENTON HARBOR, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA T303, registration: N9894T
Injuries: 2 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 WAS FLYING TO BENTON HARBOR TO GET WORK DONE ON A CONTINUING PROBLEM WITH THE RIGHT ENG THROTTLE. ON FINAL APCH, THE PLT DID NOT GET A GEAR DOWN INDICATION AND TRIED TO CYCLE THE GEAR. NOT SURE THAT THE GEAR WAS DOWN, THE PLT CHOOSE TO GO-AROUND. WHEN POWER WAD ADDED, RIGHT ENG DID NOT RESPOND AND THE ACFT ROLLED TO THE RIGHT. THE RIGHT WING TIP STRUCK THE RWY AND ON TOUCHDOWN THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND SEPARATED FROM THE ACFT.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VMC)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,GEAR INDICATING SYSTEM..INOPERATIVE

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