NTSB Identification: SEA83LA091.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20853.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 27, 1983 in EVERETT, WA
Aircraft: SWIFT GC-1B, registration: N80649
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.
THE ACFTS LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR SHEARED AND THE ACFT CAME TO REST OFF THE RUNWAY IN THE GRASS. THE PILOT SAID THAT EVENTHOUGH THE LANDING GEAR LIGHT INDICATED DOWN AND LOCKED HE DOES NOT BELIEVE THE RT MAIN GEAR WAS DOWN AND LOCKED. DURINGAN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND THE LEFT GEAR SHEARED IN OVERLOAD DUE TO FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL. THE PASSENGER SAID THEY WERE IN AN APPROACH STALL WITH A HARD LANDING THAT COLLAPSED THE GEAR.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD
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