NTSB Identification: FTW83LA181.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22248.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 07, 1983 in CARLISLE, AR
Aircraft: CESSNA 320D, registration: N888Q
Injuries: 2 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.

A PRIVATE PILOT WAS RECEIVING MULTI-ENGINE TRAINING FROM A CFI WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. THE CFI PULLED THE RIGHT THROTTLE BACK FOR ENGINE OUT TRAINING AND THE ACFT PROCEEDED AROUND THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. THE PILOT THINKS HE MOVED THE GEAR SELECTOR FROM UP TO NEUTRAL INSTEAD OF DOWN AND DID NOT CHECK THE LANDING GEAR POSITION INDICATOR LIGHTS. AS THE LANDING FLAIR WAS STARTED, AND THE PROPELLERS STRUCK THE RUNWAY, THE CFI PUT THE GEAR HANDLE DOWN. THE GEAR WARNING HORN WAS BLOWING THRU OUT THE APPROACH.

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

GEAR EXTENSION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

GEAR EXTENSION..MISJUDGED..DUAL STUDENT

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

CHECKLIST..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

CHECKLIST..NOT PERFORMED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RUNWAY


Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION


Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION

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