ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146656
Last updated: 18 November 2017
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Aerostar RSX-8
Owner/operator:Blue Sky Balloons Inc
Registration: N51483
C/n / msn: RSX8-3118
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:Foot of Main St., Ploughkeepsie, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Marist College
Destination airport:Main St., Ploughkeepsie
The hot air balloon was taking part in the annual three-day Dutchess County Balloon Festival. Upon landing in a park at the foot of Main Street in Ploughkeepsie, New York, a gust of wind blew the balloon, an Aerostar RSX-8, named "Seagull", into powerlines. The aircraft was not damaged and the pilot and two passengers were uninjured in the incident.


Revision history:

08-Jul-2012 11:14 ryan kirkatrick Added
08-Jul-2012 19:00 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description