NTSB Identification: NYC03LA006.
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Accident occurred Saturday, October 12, 2002 in Allentown, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/05/2004
Aircraft: Beech 58, registration: N8199R
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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Upon touching down on the runway, during the rollout, the pilot attempted to raise the flaps; however, he mistakenly raised the landing gear handle. The landing gear retracted and the airplane slid to a stop on the runway.

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

The pilot's inadvertent retraction of the landing gear on the ground.

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