NTSB Identification: FTW83LA199.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22135.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 21, 1983 in ODESSA, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250, registration: N6574Y
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED DURING A GEAR UP LANDING. THE PILOT STATED THAT THE GEAR HANDLE WAS PUT DOWN ON BASE LEG AND HE HAD 3 GREEN LIGHTS. HE DOES NOT RECALL HEARING A GEAR WARNING HORN. WHEN THE ACFT WAS TRANSPORTED TO A HANGAR THE GEAR WAS UP AND THE GEAR DOORS WERE CLOSED. THE GEAR WAS PUMPED DOWN RESULTING IN ILLUMINATION OF ALL THREE GREEN LIGHTS.

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CHECKLIST..PERFORMED..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



Contributing Factors

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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