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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180120
Last updated: 14 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R182 Skylane RG
Registration: N9108C
C/n / msn: R18200402
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:California City Airport, California City, California -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Pacoima, CA (WHP)
Destination airport:California City, CA (L71)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot failed to lower the landing gear prior to landing. While on final approach, an animal located near the runway distracted the pilot. Due to this distraction, he failed to lower the landing gear. The pilot did not hear the gear-up warning horn until the airplane touched down. The pilot noted no mechanical problems with the operation of the landing gear.
Probable Cause: the pilot's failure to lower the landing gear. A contributing factor was the pilot's distraction while on final approach.



Revision history:

03-Oct-2015 15:14 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 18:13 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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