NTSB Identification: CHI92LA252.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47725.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 16, 1992 in CENTRALIA, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/30/1993
Aircraft: Cameron N-90, registration: N75250
Injuries: 1 Serious,3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PILOT WAS IN LEVEL FLIGHT OVER AN OPEN FIELD. A BALLOON AHEAD DESCENDED AND TOOK EVASIVE ACTION TO AVOID POWER LINES. THE PILOT MADE AN EMERGENCY DESCENT AND LANDED TO AVOID THE OTHER BALLOON AND THE POWER LINES. THE BASKET ROLLED OVER AFTER TOUCHDOWN, INJURING ONE OF THE PASSENGERS ABOARD.

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

ABRUPT TOUCHDOWN.

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