NTSB Identification: CHI83LA182.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20517.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 24, 1983 in CHAMPAIGN, IL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24, registration: N9254P
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 ACFT WAS LANDED WITH THE GEAR UP. INVESTIGATION REVEALED DURING A RETRACTION TEST, THAT NO MALFUNCTION OF THE LANDING GEAR SYSTEM PREVENTED NORMAL OPERATION. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM SHOWED THAT THE WARNING THE HORN DID NOT OPERATE. WHEN THE COCKPIT WAS CHECKED PRIOR TO REMOVAL OF THE ACFT FROM THE RUNWAY THE LANDING GEAR CIRCUIT BREAKER WAS POPPED.

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

LANDING GEAR,GEAR WARNING SYSTEM..INOPERATIVE

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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