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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243077
Last updated: 24 September 2020
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Date:20-SEP-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schroeder Fire Balloons G30/24
Owner/operator:Club de Montgolfières ICARE
Registration: F-GLAU
C/n / msn: 1666
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Jouaville -   France
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BEA
Narrative:
On the point of landing in quite a big field, the pilot observed that the wind speed close to the ground was 20 km/h. When the basket was no more than around 1.5 m from the ground, he decided to gain height in order to brief his passengers for a potential hard landing. At the end of the briefing, he observed that the power line that he had seen was close and decided to land before this line. After the landing, the envelope struck the line and tore on coming into contact with it. 

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/collision-avec-une-ligne-electrique-lors-de-latterrissage-6/

https://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/001/421/001421079.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Sep-2020 16:54 harro Added
24-Sep-2020 17:25 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source]

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