NTSB Identification: LAX84LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23575.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 24, 1984 in MONTEREY, CA
Aircraft: BEECH D55, registration: N873LB
Injuries: 3 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE EXTENDED THE GEAR & FLAPS BEFORE LANDING, & ON FINAL APCH, HE RECHECKED THAT THE GEAR WAS DOWN & THE GREEN GEAR DOWN & LOCKED LIGHT WAS ILLUMINATED. HE & BOTH PASSENGERS REPORTED THAT THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ON THE WHEELS, THEN IT SETTLED ON ITS BELLY & SLID TO A STOP. AFTER STOPPING A FIRE STARTED BUT WAS CONTAINED BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT. HORIZONTAL SCRAPE MARKS WERE FOUND ON THE LANDING GEAR DOORS WHICH WAS INDICATIVE OF THE ACFT SLIDING WITH THE GEAR IN THE RETRACTED POSITION. NO PREIMPACT PART/COMPONENT FAILURE OF 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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