NTSB Identification: MIA83LA011
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, October 11, 1982 in SARASOTA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/11/1983
Aircraft: BEECH 95-C55, registration: N409V
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 PILOT STATED THAT DURING A PRACTICE ILS APPROACH TO RUNWAY 31, HE WAS DISTRACTED BY THE AURAL SIGNAL OF THE MARKER BEACON AND FAILED TO EXTEND THE GEAR. BY THE TIME HE REALIZED THE GEAR WAS NOT DOWN, IT WAS TOO LATE TO ATTEMPT A GO-AROUND. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DAMAGED DURING A WHEELS-UP LANDING.

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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