NTSB Identification: ATL86LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29636.
Accident occurred Monday, December 16, 1985 in SPARTANBURG, SC
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31T, registration: N4445K
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 LANDING ROLL THE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT SKIDDED TO A STOP ON THE RWY. THE ACFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED AND THE PLT WAS NOT INJURED. A WITNESS STATED THAT HE OBSERVED THE LANDING GEAR IN THE DOWN POSITION WHILE THE ACFT WAS IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. A LANDING GEAR EXTENSION AND RETRACTION TEST WAS PERFORMED ON THE ACFT AFTER THE ACCIDENT AND THE SYSTEM OPERATED NORMALLY. NO PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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