NTSB Identification: CHI84LA244.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25401.
Accident occurred Friday, June 15, 1984 in LAKE ORION, MI
Aircraft: BARNES AX-7B, registration: N37643
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.

A 74 YEAR OLD PASSENGER IN A BALLOON LOST HER FOOTING DURING LANDING AND FELL ON HER ARM. LATER EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT HER ARM WAS BROKEN. THE PLT AND ANOTHER PASSENGER WERE NOT INJURED. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE PASSENGERS HAD BEEN BRIEFED ON LANDING AND HOW TO PREPARE THEMSELVES FOR THE EVENT.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PASSENGER


Contributing Factors

PASSENGER BRIEFING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT(OTHER ORGANIC PROBLEM)..OTHER PERSON

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