NTSB Identification: MKC85LA048.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27346.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 16, 1985 in DAVENPORT, IA
Aircraft: RAVEN RALLY RX7, registration: N55582
Injuries: 2 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.

BALLOON ENCOUNTERED GUST DURING INITIAL CLIMB AND BEGAN DRIFTING TOWARD WIRES. PLT ELECTED TO DEFLATE & BALLOON COLLIDED WITH WIRES & BUILDING.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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