NTSB Identification: NYC84IA164.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25210.
Incident occurred Monday, May 07, 1984 in GORHAM, ME
Aircraft: BARNES FIREFLY 7, registration: N3613D
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 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.

DURING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS THE BALLOON ENCOUNTERED INCREASED WINDS. THE BALLOON TOUCHED DOWN HARD TILTING THE BASKET ONTO ITS SIDE. A PASSENGERS ARM BECAME CAUGHT BETWEEN THE BASKET AND THE GROUND.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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