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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239074
Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Date:03-AUG-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cameron A315
Owner/operator:Wyoming Balloon Company
Registration: N12171
C/n / msn: 6453
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Accident
Location:Teton County, Jackson Hole, WY -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Three Hot Air Balloons impacted open field terrain within a one-half mile radius of one-another In separate apparently simultaneous wind related accidents in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The FAA reported a 180 degree wind shift and strong downdraft caused a rapid descent.
Balloons involved in the accident were:
N45303 - Head Balloons AX8-88 (2 on board)
N12171 - Cameron A315 (16 on board)
N971LB - Lindstrand 310A (16 on board)

Sources:

https://www.jems.com/2020/08/03/at-least-20-injured-as-sightseeing-balloons-crash-over-wyoming/
https://buckrail.com/hot-air-balloon-crash-results-in-injuries/
https://www.eastidahonews.com/2020/08/at-least-6-people-injured-following-hot-air-balloon-crash-near-jackson/
FAA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2020 15:10 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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