NTSB Identification: DEN85LA012.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25937.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 16, 1984 in CREEDE, CO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-220T, registration: N8011J
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, JUST PRIOR TO LANDING, AT ABOUT 5 FT AGL, THE GEAR WARNING HORN SOUNDED AND THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED LIGHT FLICKERED. THE LANDING WAS CONTINUED AND THE RIGHT GEAR COLLAPSED DURING THE ROLLOUT. A MECHANIC WHO EXAMINED THE ACFT DISCOVERED THE RIGHT DOWNLOCK FROZEN BY ICE IN THE UP POSITION. NO MECHANICAL FAILURES WERE FOUND DURING THE REPAIR PROCESS.

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

LANDING GEAR,GEAR LOCKING MECHANISM..FROZEN

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

UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION WARNING..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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