NTSB Identification: FTW83LA188.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22242.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 13, 1983 in LITTLE ROCK, AR
Aircraft: BEECH BE-58, registration: N4657A
Injuries: 3 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 PILOT REPORTED THAT PRIOR TO GLIDE SLOPE INTERCEPTION HE PLACED HIS HAND ON THE LANDING GEAR SELECTOR SWITCH AND WAS SIMULTANEOUSLY TOLD TO CONTACT THE TOWER, WHICH HE DID. AS THE ACFT APPROACHED THE THRESHOLD, THE THROTTLES WERE RETARDED AND PROPS PUSHED FULL FORWARD. THE PILOT DOES NOT RECALL HEARING THE WARNING HORN. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ON ITS BELLY AND STOPPED ON THE RUNWAY. WEATHER AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WAS REPORTED AS APRX 800 FEET OVCST, VIS 1 1/4. THERE WAS HEAVY RAIN THROUGHOUT THE APPROACH.

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 USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RUNWAY


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

EXCESSIVE WORKLOAD (TASK OVERLOAD)..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING

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