NTSB Identification: ATL86LMG06.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31930.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 26, 1986 in CLIO, SC
Aircraft: RUSSELL ACRO MR3, registration: N3MR
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE HOME-BUILT ACFT EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF AILERON CONTROL DURING LNDG. HE CONTINUED THE LNDG, USING THE RUDDER AND THROTTLE TO CONTROL THE ACFT. THE ACFT HIT A TREE-TOP ADJACENT TO THE RWY AND CRASHED INTO A PLOWED FIELD NEXT TO THE ARPT. SHORTLY THEREAFTER, THE ACFT BEGAN BURNING AND WAS TOTALLY DESTROYED. THE CAUSE OF THE REPORTED AILERON MALFUNCTION COULD NOT BE DETERMINED DUE TO THE FIRE DAMAGE.

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

FLT CONTROL SYST,AILERON CONTROL..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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