NTSB Identification: DEN84LA244.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25349.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 28, 1984 in PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N4617E
Injuries: 1 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.
WHILE TURNING THE BASE LEG, THE PLT VIEWED A HOT AIR BALLOON NEAR THE FINAL APCH CORRIDOR. THE PLT ELECTED TO MAKE A SHORT FINAL TO AVOID THE BALLOON. THE ACFT BOUNCED DURING TOUCHDOWN. THE PLT ADDED POWER TO RECOVER AND THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY CONTACTING A FENCE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND
FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
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