NTSB Identification: MIA84LA178.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24450.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 06, 1984 in POMPANO BEACH, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG, registration: N6145V
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.

WHILE ON A LOCAL FLT THERE WAS A FAILURE OF THE ACFT'S ELECTRICAL CHARGING SYSTEM DUE TO A BROKEN ALTERNATOR DRIVE BELT.THE PLT SECURED ALL UNNECESSARY ELECT EQUIP'T & RETURNED TO THE ARPT. UPON ENTERING PATTERN HE HEARD TOWER ASK IF HE WAS45V & IF SO TO ROCK HIS WINGS; HE DID SO & WAS CLEARED TO LAND. THIS WAS THE LAST RADIO TRANSMISSION RECEIVED BY THE PLT. THE PLT DID NOT GET A GEAR DOWN LIGHT WHEN GEAR WAS EXTENDED. REALIZING HIS APPROACH WAS HIGH & FAST, HE ELECTED TOGO AROUND. ON THE SECOND APPROACH THE TOWER CONTROLLER TRIED TO WARN THE PLT THAT HIS GEAR WAS NOT DOWN. THE PLT STATED HE CALLED THE TOWER TO ASK ABOUT HIS GEAR, & WHEN HE DID NOT RECEIVE A REPLY ASSUMED HIS GEAR WAS DOWN. THE GEAR COLLAPSED ON TOUCHDOWN & THE ACFT RAN OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY. THE PLT STATED HE DID NOT USE THE EMERGENCY GEAR EXTENSION SYSTEM.

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ALTERNATOR..FAILURE,TOTAL




Contributing Factors

AIR/GROUND COMMUNICATIONS..NOT RECEIVED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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