Date: June 18, 2008
Time: 1003
Location: Hyannis, Massachusetts
Operator: Wiggins Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Hyannis - Nantucket
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Registration: N656WA
cn / ln: 47
Aboard: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane took off, reached about 200 feet, rolled over to the right and impacted the ground, nose first. The pilot's failure to remove the flight control lock prior to takeoff. Contributing to the accident was the FAA's failure to issue an airworthiness directive making the manufacturer's previously issued flight control lock service bulletins mandatory.

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