NTSB Identification: ATL84LA030.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22832.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 15, 1983 in MONTGOMERY, AL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180, registration: N7013P
Injuries: 5 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT HE HAD AN UNSAFE GEAR INDICATION WHILE IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. HE ALERTED THE TOWER TO THE PROBLEM AND MADE A LOW PASS OVER THE RUNWAY. HE WAS INFORMED BY TOWER PERSONNEL THAT THE GEAR LOOKED DOWN AND NORMAL. DURING THE LANDING THE PLT PUT THE THROTTLE AND MIXTURE TO 'OFF.' THE ACFT ROLLED ABOUT 100-150 FT BEFORE THE GEAR COLLAPSED. THE LANDING GEAR HAD RECENTLY BEEN REPAIRED AND THE PLT REPORTED FAILURE OF THE MOTOR.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL

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