NTSB Identification: MKC83LA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20309.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 25, 1983 in CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO
Aircraft: BEECH D55, registration: N7815R
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.

THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED GEAR UP ON THE RUNWAY AFTER A BUSINESS FLIGHT. THE PILOT SAID HE LOWERED THE LANDING GEAR HANDLEAND OBSERVED THE GREEN LANDING GEAR DOWN LIGHT ILLUMINATE AFTER RECEIVING CLEARANCE TO LAND. THE PILOT SAID HE DID NOT CROSS CHECK THE NOSE GEAR INDICATOR AND DID NOT HEAR THE LANDING GEAR WARNING HORN ALTHOUGH THE THROTTLES WERE AT FLIGHTIDLE BEFORE TOUCHDOWN. AFTER THE GEAR UP LANDING, A FIRE ERUPTED AND DESTROYED THE AIRCRAFT.

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

LANDING GEAR..UNDETERMINED

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT ATTAINED..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

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