NTSB Factual Report: Beech 36 | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-

Airborne Unmanned-
Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Flight Training-Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Unlimited-

Airborne Special Programs!
Airborne-YouTube  Airborne Unlimited--07.13.20 Airborne-Unmanned--07.08.20   NEW! Airborne-Flight Training--07.01.20 Airborne Unlimited--07.10.20  The 2020 Avionics Innovation Preview!

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited--07.13.20


NEW! Airborne-Flight Training--07.01.20

Airborne Unlimited--07.10.20

Airborne's Annual April 1st Episode

Mon, Jun 29, 2020

NTSB Factual Report: Beech 36

Pilot Realized That He Was Interrupted During His Starting Checklist And Concluded That He Did Not Turn On The Alternators

Location: Batavia, NY Accident Number: ERA20CA203
Date & Time: 06/01/2020, 1230 EDT Registration: N15DN
Aircraft: Beech 36 Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Landing gear not configured Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Positioning

According to the pilot, after a normal start and runup, he departed the airport and climbed to the cruise altitude. After reaching that altitude, he noted a flashing message indicator on the GPS that stated there was an electrical system issue. The pilot informed air traffic control that he would return to the departure airport to repair the issue, and about 7 miles from the airport, the GPS and primary flight display began to flash. The pilot pulled the circuit breakers to the flashing displays and set up for a straight in approach to the runway. He realized the airplane needed to lose altitude and attempted to extend the flaps, however, the flaps did not extend. He reset the circuit breakers, but the flaps still did not extend. He continued the approach, mistakenly forgot to extend the landing gear, and landed on the runway with the landing gear retracted. During the accident sequence, the fuselage was substantially damaged.

After the accident, the pilot realized that he was interrupted during his starting checklist and concluded that he did not turn on the alternators (alternator and standby alternator) during the start procedures. Therefore, the airplane avionics were running on battery power the entire flight, which resulted in a loss of electrical power. He reported no other mechanical malfunctions of the airplane that would have precluded normal operation prior to the accident.

FMI: www.ntsb.gov


More News

Reduction in Helicopter Op Leads to Reduction in Accident Totals

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team Also Adds New Safety Experts to its Steering Committee The first six months of 2020 have been challenging for the helicopter community and for the entir>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.11.20): Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI)

Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) An airport lighting facility, similar to VASI, providing vertical approach slope guidance to aircraft during approach to landing. PAPIs con>[...]

Aero-Biz Survival 101 (0620a): Expert Ideas To Help You Get Through Tough Times

Avoid The Need For A Comeback... Get Your Marketing Right, Right Now! Some time ago, the Aero-News Network, responding to numerous requests, established a marketing and communicati>[...]

Airborne-Flight Training 07.01.20: WAI Scholarships, eFlyer 2 Report, FSANA 2021

Also: ERAU Maintenance Students, EAA Chapter Scholarship, FlightSafety Maintenance Training, Horizon Int'l Flt Academy With new scholarships being posted weekly, the 2021 WAI schol>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 07.08.20: FAA UAS Symposium, UAVOS UVH-170, Console Drone Sim

Also: DDC's Sparrow Drone, Altitude Angel, Korean Drone Show, Deuce Drone, Registration Renewal It starts today... The annual FAA UAS Symposium, which is co-hosted by the FAA and A>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus





© 2007 - 2020 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC