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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217600
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:28-MAY-2018
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft D35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2167D
C/n / msn: D-3514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Corona, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LA VERNE, CA (POC)
Destination airport:Corona, CA (AJO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot of the retractable-landing-gear airplane reported that, during the landing roll, he reached for the flap switch to retract the flaps, and although the flap and landing gear switches are on the left and right side of the control column, respectively, he inadvertently retracted the landing gear.
The pilot added that he had previously flown other airplanes that had the flap switch on the right side of the control column.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.



Probable Cause: The pilotís inadvertent landing gear retraction during the landing roll.


Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20180529X32308&key=1

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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