NTSB Identification: ANC94LA101.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, August 03, 1994 in NORTH POLE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1995
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCBC, registration: N315C
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PLANE'S AILERONS WERE RIGGED BACKWARDS DURING THE COMPLETE REBUILD OF THE AIRPLANE BY THE OWNER/PILOT. THE OWNER/PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE DURING THE INITIAL TEST FLIGHT FOLLOWING THE REBUILD.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE IMPROPER RIGGING OF THE AIRPLANE'S AILERONS BY THE PILOT. A FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT'S IMPROPER PREFLIGHT.

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