NTSB Identification: DEN85LTG09.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27974.
Accident occurred Friday, August 16, 1985 in BOWMAN, ND
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30/A, registration: N7126Y
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 ACFT WAS LANDED GEAR UP. THE PLT WAS AWARE OF THE CONDITION AT ONE POINT IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. A CHECK BY RETARDING THE THROTTLE(S) ON FINAL PRODUCED NO WARNING HORN SO THE PLT ASSUMED THAT THE GEAR WAS DOWN. AFTER THE GEAR UP LANDING, THE CIRCUIT BREAKER ON THE GEAR WAS FOUND 'POPPED' WHICH EXPLAINED TTHE LACK OF ACTION & WARNING. THE PLT SAID THAT SHE HAD TO LEARN TO IGNORE DISTRACTIONS & FIGHT COMPLACANCY IN HER FUTURE FLTS.

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

CHECKLIST..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPLACENCY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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