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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232303
Last updated: 21 January 2020
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Date:19-JAN-2020
Time:12:45:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Thunder Balloons AX9-140 SII
Owner/operator:Sunrise Balloons Miami LLC
Registration: N970TC
C/n / msn: 1483
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Miami-Dade County, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The balloon experienced a powerline strike during a sight seeing flight southwest of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The balloon was partially consumed by the post crash fire and two of the nine occupants onboard sustained serious injures. The pilot and remaining six passengers were not injured.

Sources:

https://wsvn.com/news/local/1-transported-to-hospital-following-hot-air-balloon-accident/

https://www.local10.com/news/local/2020/01/19/hot-air-balloon-comes-down-on-power-line-in-southwest-miami-dade/

https://aircraft-data.com/N970TC

https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:19-JAN-20,MIAMI,N970TC


Revision history:

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21-Jan-2020 21:29 Captain Adam Added

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