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The pilot of VH-WTX was returning from a scenic tour, along with a number of other aircraft. Approaching the aerodrome, the radio of an aircraft on the ground became jammed on continuous transmission. The pilot of WTX was then unable to establish the position of the other traffic by radio and conducted an orbit to visually contact the traffic. During this time, he selected the landing gear down. A short time later, the aircraft landed with the landing gear in the retracted position. Post flight inspection revealed that the landing gear circuit breaker had tripped. The pilot indicated that he could not positively recall checking that the landing gear was down and locked. He also said that the landing gear warning horn did not operate when the throttle was closed for landing.
 
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