NTSB Identification: DEN85LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26216.
Accident occurred Monday, October 08, 1984 in ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Aircraft: PICCARD AX6W, registration: N47DP
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT STATED HE OBSERVED THE WIRE ABOUT 3 SECS BEFORE COLLISION. ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT SEVERED LOAD CABLES TO BASKET, WHICH FELL TO THE GROUND, CAUSING PERSONNEL INJURIES. BALLOON ENVELOPE DRIFTED AWAY, FINALLY COMING TO REST 150 MI FROM ACCIDENT SITE.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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