Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2002 Issue

September 05, Broomfield, Colo. / Beech Travelair

At 1130 mountain time, a Beech D95A operating as a multi-engine trainer suffered a landing gear retraction on the runway after landing at Jefferson County Airport. The flight instructor said the student went for the wrong switch and he couldnít get to the landing gear handle in time. The Travelairís flap and gear switches are in the opposite positions, relative to the throttle quadrant, than they are in most airplanes....

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