NTSB Identification: MKC84LA142.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24100.
Accident occurred Monday, May 21, 1984 in NORTH PLATTE, NE
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T, registration: N8250H
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.

WHILE IN CRUISE FLT THE PLT NOTICED A LOSS OF ELECTRICAL POWER. A DIVERSION WAS MADE TO NORTH PLATTE, NE, WHERE THE PLT HOPED TO HAVE THE ELECTRICAL PROBLEM FIXED. NUMEROUS ATTEMPTS WERE MADE TO LOWER THE LANDING GEAR BUT TO NO AVAIL AND A GEAR UP LANDING RESULTED. INSPECTION OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM REVEALED A BROKEN TERMINAL LEAD ON THE ALTERNATOR. NO MECHANICAL FAILURE/MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND WHICH WOULD HAVE PREVENTED EMERGENCY EXTENSION OF THE LANDING GEAR.

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT POSSIBLE

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

LANDING GEAR,EMERGENCY EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ELECTRIC WIRING..DISCONNECTED


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