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Aug 03, 2012, 11:12 AM
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FAA says 6yr old pulled lever during landing, causes belly landing

The FAA says it looks as if a child pulled the landing gear lever during touchdown of a 55 Baron T-42 Cochise, causing a belly landing. The plane was severly damaged, estimated around $150k. No one was injured.
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Aug 03, 2012, 12:57 PM
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Exactly why was a 6 year old allowed to sit in the dummy seat?
Aug 03, 2012, 03:00 PM
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Not sure about the specifics....but when driving I always instruct my 7yr old not to touch the gearshift....guess that warning wasn't given in this instance...
Aug 04, 2012, 04:18 PM
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PIC (pilot in command) fail.

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