NTSB Identification: NYC85LA158.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28104.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 04, 1985 in WHITE PLAINS, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA P210, registration: N4627K
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.

A GEAR UP LANDING WAS MADE FOLLOWING A LOSS OF OIL DURING TAKEOFF. THE ACFT WAS SERVICED WITH OIL AT SKYPORT AVIATION PRIOR TO THE ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF. THE PLT REPORTED THAT AFTER THE OIL WAS ADDED HE CHECKED THE OIL LEVEL WITH THE DIP STICK. SHORTLY AFTER BECOMING AIRBORNE AND AFTER THE LANDING GEAR WAS RETRACTED, OIL BEGAN TO COVER THE WINDSHIELD. THE PLT WAS ABLE TO LAND THE ACFT ON THE REMAINING RWY BY LOOKING OUT THE SIDE WINDOW. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED THAT THE OIL FILLER CAP WAS NOT PROPERLY REPLACED AFTER THE OIL WAS ADDED TO THE ACFT.

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MAINTENANCE,SERVICE OF AIRCRAFT/EQUIPMENT..IMPROPER..GROUND PERSONNEL

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..BLOCKED(PARTIAL)


Contributing Factors

FLUID,OIL..DEPLOYED INADVERTENTLY

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