NTSB Identification: SEA06CA177.
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Accident occurred Thursday, September 07, 2006 in Shelton, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/28/2006
Aircraft: Cessna 182RG, registration: N5482T
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

During the in-flight portion of a flight review, the private pilot, who did not have a current flight review at the time of the accident, forgot to extend the landing gear during a practice soft-field landing. The flight instructor who was giving the flight review was aware that the pilot had not put the landing gear down, and while the aircraft was on final approach, he told the pilot multiple times to execute a go-around. The pilot, who said he did not hear the command to go around, landed the aircraft with the gear up. The flight instructor thought the pilot had heard him, and was going to do a go-around, and he therefore did not take remedial action to insure the aircraft did not land with its gear up. The pilot did not use a checklist.

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

The pilot's failure to extend the landing gear prior to a practice soft-field landing, and the certified flight instructor's failure to take remedial action. Factors include the pilot's failure to use a checklist.

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