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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121862
Last updated: 18 May 2019
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Date:22-APR-2011
Time:evening
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kubicek BB37
Owner/operator:Garage Raes Oostkamp
Registration: OO-BHA
C/n / msn: 112
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Ettelgem, (Oudenburg Prov.), near Ostend -   Belgium
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on landing in a ditch at Ettelhgem (Oudenburg prov.), near Ostend. The balloonpilot (male, 70) was trapped under the basket and died. Other 5 occupants also injured (2 serious).

Sources:

https://www.rtl.be/info/regions/flandre/accident-de-montgolfiere-pres-d-ostende-mort-du-pilote-225086.aspx
http://www.brknws.com/2011/04/23/belgium-ettelgem-balloon-accident-one-dead-five-wounded-in-whirlwind/
http://www.vandaag.be/binnenland/65816_dode-bij-ongeluk-met-luchtballon.html
http://vtm.be/nieuws/binnenland/63893-dodelijk-ongeval-met-luchtballon
http://www.nieuwsblad.be/article/detail.aspx?articleid=GDT39A3UJ§ionid=55178e67-15a8-4ddd-a3d8-bfe5708f8932

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000464644.html (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Apr-2011 02:25 sundevil Added
23-Apr-2011 04:08 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
23-Apr-2011 04:39 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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