Piper PA-31 – Landing Gear Not Extended – Belly Landing

The privately registered Piper PA-31 aircraft (C-GTEW) with the pilot and a passenger on board was on approach to runway 34 at Midland / Huronia, ON (CYEE), and the landing gear had not been extended. Just prior to touchdown the pilot increased engine power and did not hear the landing gear unsafe horn until power was reduced just as the aircraft contacted the runway.
The aircraft landed gear up and slid to a stop.
Both occupants exited the aircraft and were not injured.
The aircraft was substantially damaged.