NTSB Identification: CHI84IA252.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27438.
Incident occurred Wednesday, June 13, 1984 in PONTIAC, MI
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD SA-227-TT, registration: N2GL
Injuries: 9 Uninjured.

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

THE AIRCREW NOTICED A 'NOSE UP' PITCH CHANGE DURING DESCENT AT ABOUT THE TIME THEY WERE LEVELING TO SLOW FOR THE ARPT PATTERN & TRAFFIC. THE PLT REPORTED THAT FULL FORWARD YOKE PRESSURE WAS REQUIRED TO STOP THE NOSE UP CONDITION. THE ACFT WAS LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE OCCURRENCE WAS CAUSED BY A WORN HORIZONTAL STABILIZER TRIM ACTUATOR, P/N DL5040M2-4.

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

FLT CONTROL SYST,HORIZ STAB DRIVE..WORN

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