NTSB Identification: ATL85LLT07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28217.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 08, 1985 in FRANKLIN, TN
Aircraft: BARNES FF-7, registration: N4049Y
Injuries: 1 Serious,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.

THE PLT NOTICED A POWER LINE EXTENDING ACROSS THE FIELD HE HAD SELECTED FOR LANDING AT WHICH TIME AIR WAS RELEASED FROM THE ENVELOPE FOR AN EMERGENCY DESCENT. AS THE BASKET TOUCHED DOWN, THE ENVELOPE DRIFTED INTO THE LINE. A PASSENGER WAS SERIOUSLY INJURIED BY AN ELECTRICAL SHOCK FROM THE POWER LINE.

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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