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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220459
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:02-JAN-2019
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SREY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N24YD
MSN: 1DK427C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:American River, Sacramento, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Napa County Airport, CA (APC/KAPC)
Destination airport:Sacramento, CA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot of the amphibious experimental airplane reported that, after takeoff from a runway, he became distracted and forgot to retract the landing gear. He then flew the airplane to a river; during the approach for landing, he announced that the gear was retracted but did not visually confirm it, and the airplane subsequently landed in the river with the landing gear extended. After touchdown, the airplane immediately nosed down and partially sank.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to properly configure the landing gear before performing a water landing.

Sources:



FAA register: https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=24YD%20

NTSB WPR19LA054

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

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2019 21:17 Geno Added
02-Jan-2019 21:26 Geno Updated [Source]
02-Jan-2019 23:11 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage]
03-Jan-2019 00:36 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jan-2019 06:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Jan-2019 09:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
04-Jan-2019 10:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Phase, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Jan-2019 11:15 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
20-Jan-2019 08:39 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
08-Sep-2020 12:43 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
31-Mar-2021 14:17 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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