NTSB Identification: FTW79FPJ23
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BALLOON WKS FRFLY7, registration: N2451H

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0865  79/5/31    NORMAN,OK           BALLOON WKS FRFLY7  CR-  0  0  1  INSTRUCTIONAL             STUDENT, AGE UNK/NR, 19
        TIME - 0730                    N2451H              PX-  0  0  0  CHECK                     TOTAL HOURS, ALL IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NORMAN,OK                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     STATIC: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: GROUND CREWMAN
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CREW COORDINATION-POOR
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     360
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           6                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- GROUND CREW RELEASED BALLOON AFT GUST OF WIND CAUGHT IT.WIND GUSTS TO 12KTS.

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