NTSB Identification: FTW85FRD01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29657.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 05, 1985 in BUNKIE, LA
Aircraft: ALON A-2, registration: N5491E
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 ACFT CONTACTED THE TERRAIN AND WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE FOLLOWING A LOSS OF ELEVATOR AND AILERON CONTROL. THE PLT REPORTED HE MAINTAINED CONTROL OF THE ACFT BY USE OF THE RUDDER, PWR AND ELEVATOR TRIM. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED THE LEFT AILERON CONTROL SHAFT WAS MISSING. THE CONTROL SHAFT UNIVERSAL AND TAPER PIN ON THE CONTROL ASSEMBLY WERE ALSO NOT LOCATED.

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

FLT CONTROL SYST,AILERON CONTROL..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

FLT CONTROL SYST,ELEVATOR CONTROL..FAILURE,PARTIAL



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