NTSB Identification: LAX84LA085.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23047.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 01, 1983 in FIREBAUGH, CA
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER S2R, registration: N8837Q
Injuries: 1 Minor.
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 HE FORGOT TO REMOVE THE AILERON BLOCKS BEFORE THE FLIGHT. WHEN HE WAS TAKING OFF, THE ACFT BEGAN TO ROLL TO THE LEFT. HE WAS UNABLE TO CONTROL THE BANK ATTITUDE WITH RUDDER CONTROL, SO HE 'CUT' THE POWER. SECONDS LATER THE ACFT CRASH LANDED IN A SOFT, PLOWED FIELD & SUBSEQUENTLY CAME TO REST INVERTED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLT CONTROL SYST,AILERON CONTROL..LOCKED
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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