NTSB Identification: MKC86LA191.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31485.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 20, 1986 in CRESTON, IA
Aircraft: BARNES AX-7, registration: N2054F
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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

THE PILOT OF THE HOT AIR BALLOON MADE A LANDING THAT WAS HARD ENOUGH TO BREAK HER RIGHT ANKLE. THE PILOT STATED THE ACCIDENT POSSIBLY COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED IF SHE HAD BEEN WEARING HIGHTOP SHOES WITH LACES.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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