NTSB Identification: NYC69F0179
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PICCARD AX6-PT, registration: N3191

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3626  68/9/19    PENNDEL,PA          PICCARD AX6-PT      CR-  2  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 29, 560
        TIME - 1030                    N3191               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL ADVERTISING        TOTAL HOURS, 3 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAKEOFF: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          HAZE                                                      65
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           22                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- WIND DRIFTED FREE BALLOON INTO WIRES AFTER LIFT OFF FROM A RESTAURANT PARKING LOT.ADVERTISNG STUNT

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