NTSB Identification: DEN79DTE59
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BALLOON WKS FF-8, registration: N40434

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0908   79/7/9  NR.CENTER,CO          BALLOON WKS FF-8    CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 32, 243
        TIME - 0735                    N40434              PX-  0  1  3  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 24 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         CENTER,CO                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
          PILOT-IMPROPER LANDING TECHNIQUE
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    25000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      55
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          250                                                       12
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- BALLOON-NO MED CERT REQD.WIND GUST TO 17 KTS.

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