ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71244
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Narrative:Balloon impacted trees and buildings in downdraft. On first impact with trees, pilot and one passenger fell off the baloon. On second impact with ground, fire started, gas cylinders exploded, killing two passengers.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Ratomka, Minsk region -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
On August 25, 2008, the pilot, age 53, was sensenced to 4 years in jail.
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