NTSB Identification: FTW84LA380.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26638.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 06, 1984 in LUBBOCK, TX
Aircraft: BEECH A36, registration: N3675T
Injuries: 3 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

FAILURE TO COMPLETE BOTH THE TAKEOFF AND LANDING CHECK-LISTS RESULTED IN TAKING OFF WITH THE ELEVATOR TRIM IMPROPERLY SET AND THE GEAR-UP LANDING. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, AS THE ACFT WAS CLEANED-UP AFTER TAKEOFF FROM RWY 17R THE NOSE BECAME VERY HEAVY. THE PRECAUTIONARY LANDING WAS MADE TO RWY 26, INADVERTENTLY GEAR-UP. AFTER RECOVERY OF THE ACFT WRECKAGE THE ELEVATOR TRIM WAS FOUND FULL NOSE DOWN. INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS. THE PLT STATED THAT PRIOR TO TAKEOFF THE TRIM WAS IN THE TAKEOFF RANGE AND THAT NO EFFORTS TO RE-TRIM WERE MADE DURING THE SHORT FLT.

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

FLIGHT CONTROL,ELEVATOR TAB..IMPROPER

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ANXIETY/APPREHENSION..PILOT IN COMMAND


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