NTSB Identification: SEA86IA095.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30842.
Incident occurred Monday, April 07, 1986 in BEAVERTON, OR
Aircraft: RAVEN RX-7, registration: N27980
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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

THE PILOT MISJUDGED OBSTACLE CLEARANCE DURING HIS DESCENT FOR LANDING. THE BALLOON'S ENVELOPE WAS THEN IMPALED ON A LIGHT POLE. FLT TIME WAS NOT REPORTED BY THE PLT.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE

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