NTSB Identification: NYC85LA130.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28739.
Accident occurred Monday, May 20, 1985 in PITTSBURGH, PA
Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C, registration: N5640C
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 PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION FLIGHT TOOK OFF FROM ALLEGHENY CO. ARIPORT AND MADE ONE LANDING BACK AT THE AIRPORT. THE FLIGHT THEN DEPARTED THE AIRPORT AND MADE A LANDING ON THE WATER WITH THE WHEELS DOWN CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO TIP O VER ONTO ITS BACK.

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

WHEELS DOWN LANDING IN WATER..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CHECKLIST..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR RETRACTION..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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