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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162962
Last updated: 9 May 2019
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Date:01-JAN-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
balloon
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:12 miles from Senkaku Islands, Pacific Ocean -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Fujian province
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The balloon crashed into the sea after hitting turbulence. The pilot was rescued by the Japanese Coast Guard.

Sources:

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/jan/02/chinese-cook-crashes-on-balloon-to-disputed-isles/
https://www.graphic.com.gh/international/asia/china-man-in-balloon-bound-for-disputed-islands-crashes.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2014 10:19 gerard57 Added
02-Jan-2014 11:50 Anon. Updated

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