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This brings to mind a similar incident I witnessed about 3-4 years ago. Holding short of RW 17 at KTIW, waiting for landing traffic. A DeHaviland DH-2 Beaver, on floats, descending to land. The floats were equipped with wheels, but I could see they were still in the "up" position! I commented to the CFI, he said "Oh S---!" and just as he was going to key the mike, the pilot of the DH-2 (presumably) announced "Tower, we're goin' around". Lucky catch.
I had a similar experience at KPDK years ago. I was holding short for a landing Bonanza on short final. Just as he crossed the threshold, I looked up and noticed his gear was up. Before I could say anything, he touched down on the belly.
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