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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246595
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Date:10-JAN-2021
Time:c. 10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hot Air Balloon
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: JA-A...
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Nishi ku, Kumamoto city, Kumamoto prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Higashi ku, Kumamoto city, Kumamoto prefecture
Destination airport:Minami ku, Kumamoto city, Kumamoto prefecture
Narrative:
A hot air balloon landed on a rice field in Nishi(west) ku, Kumamoto city at ca. 10:00 LT. The balloon took off from Higashi(east) ku at 08:20 LT with one male and two female people onboard. The intended landing site was at Minami(south) ku, however, the balloon drifted about 6 km away.
One female person onboard received a light injury of bruise on her hip.

Sources:

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/lnews/kumamoto/20210110/5000011109.html
https://news.tv-asahi.co.jp/news_society/articles/000203662.html

https://rkk.jp/news/index.php?id=NS003202101101149590111


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2021 12:35 isamuel Added
10-Jan-2021 19:00 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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