NTSB Identification: FTW94LA004.
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Accident occurred Monday, October 04, 1993 in ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/01/1994
Aircraft: RAVEN RALLY RX7, registration: N27953
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE WINDS WERE FROM THE NORTH AT 5 KNOTS GUSTING TO 12 KNOTS. DURING THE LANDING FLARE THE WINDS CARRIED THE BALLOON ABOUT 200 YARDS INTO A POWRLINE.

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

PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRCRAFT CONTROL. A FACTOR WAS THE GUSTY WINDS.

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