NTSB Identification: SEA82DA147
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, August 20, 1982 in YAKIMA, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/20/1983
Aircraft: MAULE BEE DEE M-4, registration: N4170C
Injuries: 1 Minor.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT JUST AS HE BECAME AIRBORNE, AN UNCONTROLLABLE LEFT ROLL DEVELOPED. THE LEFT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND AND THE AIRCRAFT CARTWHEELED. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE AILERON BALANCE AND CONTROL CABLES WERE REVERSED TO THE AILERON HORNS DURING RECENT REBUILDING OF THE AIRCRAFT.

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

FLT CONTROL SYST,AILERON CONTROL..INCORRECT

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

MAINTENANCE,MAJOR REPAIR..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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