Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
St. Lucie County Intern. Airport

Ft. Pierce, Florida 33450
Wednesday, June 19, 1985 17:20 EDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
THE LANDING CHECK LIST WAS NOT PROPERLY FOLLOWED AND BOTH PILOTS NEGLECTED TO EXTEND THE LANDING GEAR IN PREPARATION FOR LANDING
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventIncident 
Event Date6/19/1985 
Event Day of the WeekWednesday 
Time of Event1720 
Event Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time 
Event CityFT. PIERCE  
Event StateFLORIDA 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site33450  
Event Date Year1985 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportST. LUCIE COUNTY INTERN.  
Event Location Nearest Airport IDFPR  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOn Airport 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation24 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourceWeather Observation Facility 
Time of the weather observation1728 Eastern Daylight Time 
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)345 
Weather Observation Facility IDVRB  
Elevation of weather observation facility24 
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)10 
Time Zone of the weather observationEDT 
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height25000 
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsUnknown 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingBroken 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles)
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)31 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)28 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)120 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)14 
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorNot Gusting 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 29 
Density Altitude (feet)1900 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryNone 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All-- 
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)5029 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification DateJun 19 1985 12:00AM 
NTSB Notification Time1815 
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information28767 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 9:15AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN5033T 
NTSB NumberMIA85IA197  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedNone 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageMinor 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NamePiper 
Aircraft ModelPA-28R-200  
Aircraft Series IdentifierPA-28R-200 
Aircraft Serial Number28R-7235180  
Certified Max Gross Weight2900 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearRetractable 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last InspectionJun 6 1985 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection26 
Airframe Hours7422 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteNo 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner Name  
Aircraft Owner Street Address  
Aircraft Owner City  
Aircraft Owner State  
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator NameFLIGHT SAFETY INT'L,INC.  
Operator Same as Owner?No 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?No 
Operator Street AddressP.O. BOX 2708  
Operator CityVERO BEACH  
Operator StateFL 
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code32961  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Instructional 
Second Pilot on BoardYes 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodeVRB  
Departure CityVERO BEACH  
Departure StateFL 
Departure Country  
Departure Time1630 
Departure Time ZoneEDT 
Destination Same as Local Fltdest & departure same, accident can occur anywhere 
Destination Airport Code  
Destination City  
Destination State  
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightLanding 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:30AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location14  
Runway Length5000 
Runway Width200 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--