NTSB Identification: SEA85LA089.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27468.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 06, 1985 in MT. VERNON, WA
Aircraft: RAVEN R-7, registration: N41964
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 PLT DISCOVERED AFTER A HARD LANDING THAT HIS LEG WAS BROKEN. THIS WAS THE STUDENTS SECOND SOLO IN HOT AIR BALLOONS.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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