NTSB Identification: LAX84FA361.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24539.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 20, 1984 in SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 404, registration: N5340J
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE NOSE BAGGAGE DOOR OF THE ACFT CAME OPEN RIGHT AFTER THE GEAR WAS RAISED DURING TAKEOFF. THE PLT SAID THE ACFT BEGAN TO PITCH UP & ROLL RIGHT. HE FELT THAT CONTROL OF THE ACFT WAS IN DOUBT, SO HE ABORTED THE INTERSECTION TAKEOFF & LANDED GEAR-UP ON THE REMAINING RWY. NOTHING WAS FOUND WRONG WITH THE UNDAMAGED NOSE BAGGAGE DOOR.

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

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..INITIATED..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

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DOOR,CARGO/BAGGAGE..UNLOCKED


Contributing Factors

DOOR,CARGO/BAGGAGE..OPEN

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