NTSB Identification: ATL85LA082.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27579.
Accident occurred Friday, January 25, 1985 in VICKSBURG, MS
Aircraft: BEECH BE-55, registration: N3057
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.

DURING THE LANDING ATTEMPT, THE PILOT FAILED TO ENSURE THAT THE LANDING GEAR WAS EXTENDED. HE WAS PREOCCUPIED WITH TRYING TO LOCATE A RUNWAY SWEEPER REPORTED BY THE AIRPORT MANAGER. WHEN THE GEAR FAILED TO EXTEND THE PILOT CONTINUED THE APPROACH KNOWING THAT THE GEAR HAD MALFUNCTION.

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR..UNDETERMINED


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