NTSB Identification: ERA09CA342
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, June 13, 2009 in Rock Hill, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/09/2009
Aircraft: BEECH F33A, registration: N266DC
Injuries: 1 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.
The pilot completed the before-landing check on left base leg by lowering the landing gear and extending approach flaps. He did not verify that the landing gear handle was in the full down position. The pilot turned onto final approach, lowered the flaps to the full down position, and did not verify the landing gear handle was in the full down position. Subsequently, the nose gear collapsed on the landing rollout, followed by the main landing gear. The pilot raised the flaps as the airplane started to skid down the runway. The airplane came to a complete stop and the pilot observed that the landing gear handle was not in the full down position. Examination of the airplane by maintenance personnel revealed no mechanical defects with the landing gear or the landing gear selector switch.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's failure to correctly extend the landing gear before landing. Full narrative available
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