NTSB Identification: NYC85LA011.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26629.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 20, 1984 in MENEMSHA, MA
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N8063E
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.

DURING CLIMB OUT WHEN THE PLT NORMALLY RETRACTED THE LANDING GEAR HE WAS COPYING AN IFR CLEARANCE. THE GEAR WERE NOT RETRACTED AND UPON TOUCHDOWN IN THE POND THE FLOAT ACFT NOSED OVER IN THE 8 FT DEEP WATER.

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

GEAR RETRACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WHEELS DOWN LANDING IN WATER..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

HABIT INTERFERENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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