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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152320
Last updated: 27 October 2019
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Date:07-JAN-2013
Time:16:45 PST
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ultramagic N-300
Owner/operator:A Skysurfer Balloon Company Inc
Registration: N8900C
C/n / msn: 300/38
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Rancho Peñasquitos, San Diego, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
After encountering a strong wind gust, the hot air balloon, an Ultramagic N-300, N8900C, force landed in a residential yard in Rancho Peñasquitos, San Diego, California. The aircraft sustained minor damage and of the fourteen passengers onboard, one received minor injuries.

Sources:

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2013/jan/07/hot-air-balloon-lands-rancho-penasquitos-yard/
http://www.cbs8.com/story/20526482/hot-air-balloon-crashes-into-rancho-penasquitos-home
https://www.10news.com/news/hot-air-balloon-lands-in-back-yard-of-rancho-penasquitos-home-01072013
https://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/03_8900C.txt
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=8900C
http://www1.sandiegohotairballoons.com/?subid4=1527399334.0200616883&kw=Hot+Air+Balloon&KW1=hot%20air%20balloon%20ride&KW2=san%20diego%20tours&searchbox=0&domainname=0&backfill=0

https://www.flickr.com/photos/hotair2112/3735398492/in/photostream/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2013 23:39 Geno Added
09-Jan-2013 03:04 Hans Gruber Updated [Embed code]
09-Jan-2013 03:05 harro Updated [Damage, Narrative]
09-Jan-2013 13:59 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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