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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212509
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VELO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Velocity XL RG
Registration: N551ZL
MSN: 3RX025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Locust Grove, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Sebastian, FL (X26)
Destination airport:Locust Grove, GA (GA04)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that, his first approach to land in the airplane was a little fast and high, so he raised the gear and applied full power for the go-around. During the second approach, he was talking with a person on the ground over the radio. Subsequently, he got distracted and landed with the landing gear in the up-and-locked position.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage.
The pilot reported in a telephone conversation with the National Transportation Safety Board investigator-in-charge that the gear-up warning switch had been disabled.

Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to extend the landing gear due to his distraction by talking on the radio, which resulted in a gear-up landing.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

22-Jun-2018 07:40 ASN Update Bot Added
22-Jun-2018 07:42 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Narrative]

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