NTSB Identification: CHI01LA279.
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Accident occurred Sunday, August 12, 2001 in Traverse City, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/04/2002
Aircraft: Globe GC-1B, registration: N80917
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
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The airplane's right main landing gear collapsed on landing. The pilot reported that he was unable to get a gear down indication during the landing approach. The pilot did not use the emergency landing gear extension. A postaccident examination of the airplane revealed that the hydraulic system motor had an open electrical circuit. No anomalies were found with respect to the emergency landing gear extension system.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot not following the emergency landing gear extension procedures. Factors were the failure of the hydraulic motor, and the landing gear locks not engaged. Full narrative available
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