Date: August 25, 1992
Time: 0515
Location: Hot Springs, Arizona
Operator: Lone Star Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Test
AC Type: Swearingen SA-227AC Metro III
Registration: N342AE
cn / ln: AC-545
Aboard: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was on a test flight after replacement of all primary flight control cables. The aircraft took off, rolled to the right and crashed. Inadequate maintenance and inspection by the operator's maintenance personnel, and the failure of the pilot-in-command to assure proper travel direction of the airplane's primary flight controls after being made aware of the nature of the maintenance performed.

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