NTSB Identification: ANC88FA067.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37278.
Accident occurred Friday, June 10, 1988 in CHUGIAK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/1989
Aircraft: DE HAVILLAND DHC-2, registration: N48108
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND, A CERTIFIED MECHANIC, PERFORMED HIS OWN MAINTENANCE ON THE ACFT. THIS MAINTENANCE REQUIRED THE REMOVAL, REINSTALLATION & RIGGING OF THE AILERONS. AS THE PLT WAS TAKING OFF ON THE 1ST FLT AFTER MAINTENANCE, THE ACFT ENTERED A ROLL AFTER LIFT-OFF & CRASHED. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE CONTROLS TO THE LEFT AILERON WERE CONNECTED IN REVERSE.

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

FLIGHT CONTROL,AILERON..IMPROPER

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

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..COMPANY/OPERATOR MANAGEMENT

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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