NTSB Identification: MIA85LA060.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26907.
Accident occurred Friday, December 14, 1984 in JACKSONVILLE, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration: N8678Y
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.

ELECTRICAL MALFUNCTIONS CAUSED THE LOSS OF AIR TO GROUND COMMUNICATIONS AND ACFT NAVIGATIONAL EQUIPMENT. THE PLT BECAME LOST ABOUT 70 MI EAST OF JACKSONVILLE, FL. WITH THE HELP OF ANOTHER ACFT THE PLT LOCATED THE ARPT AND RADIO COMMUNICATIONS WERE TEMPORARILY RE-ESTABLISHED. A SECOND ACFT WAS USED TO LEAD THE FLT TO THE CORRECT RWY. AS THE LANDING GEAR WERE EXTENDED, ACCORDING TO THE PLT, ELECTRICAL POWER WAS TOTALLY LOST. ON TOUCHDOWN ALL 3 LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

LANDING GEAR,EMERGENCY EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..NOT ENGAGED

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM..LOSS,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..PERFORMED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

ANXIETY/APPREHENSION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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