ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145117
Last updated: 26 May 2013
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Narrative:Bed weather forced the three German crew to fly over the North Sea. The Bollon made it to the Orkney islands. After hitting the sea several times the balloon struck a beach then smashed though a wall before coming to a full stop near Kirkwall. All three Germans did not have any injures. It was the first aviation accident in the Orkney islands.
|Type:||Hot air balloon|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Near Kirkwall, Orkney -
|Phase:|| En route|
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