NTSB Identification: LAX85LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26815.
Accident occurred Friday, October 12, 1984 in SONOMA, CA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260, registration: N9493P
Injuries: 4 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.

PLT MADE INADVERTANT GEAR UP LANDING. PLT STATED HE FORGOT TO LOWER THE GEAR WHEN HIS ATTENTION WAS DIVERTED TO THE CABIN DOOR WHICH CAME OPEN IN-FLIGHT.

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DOOR,PASSENGER..UNLOCKED


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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