NTSB Identification: CHI84LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22477.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 05, 1983 in COLUMBUS, OH
Aircraft: Beech A36, registration: N6739U
Injuries: 1 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.

ON THE RETURN FLT TO COLUMBUS, OH, THE ALTERNATOR WARNING LIGHT WAS ON. AFTER RECYCLING THE SWITCH, THE PLT SHUT DOWN ALL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT. DURING ARRIVAL AT THE DESTINATION, THE PLT PUT THE GEAR HANDLE DOWN, BUT NOTED A DIM UNSAFE GEAR LIGHT & A DISCHARGE INDICATION ON THE AMMETER. THE PLT STATED THAT SHE TRIED TO EXTEND THE GEAR MANUALLY. HOWEVER, DURING THE LANDING, THE NOSE & RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED, THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE RIGHT & STRUCK A RWY LIGHT. THE ALTERNATOR & VOLTAGE REGISLATOR WEREREMOVED & TESTED, BUT BOTH OPERATED SATISFACTORILY. THEY WERE REINSTALLED ON THE ACFT & OPERATED AT DIFFERENT LOAD CONDITIONS, BUT STILL OPERATED NORMALLY. ALSO, THE EMERGENCY LANDING GEAR EXTENSION SYS WAS TESTED & WAS FOUND TO OPERATE NORMALLY.

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM..UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT



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