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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194702
Last updated: 2 September 2020
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Date:09-APR-2017
Time:morning
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: 1 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ortahisar, Nevşehir region of Cappadocia -   Turkey
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The balloon hit high voltage wire upon takeoff and crashed. One occupant died in the crash, 20 others were injured.

Sources:

http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireStory/hot-air-balloon-accident-turkey-kills-tourist-hurts-46684332
https://www.yenisafak.com/en/news/balloon-crashes-in-turkeys-cappadocia-1-killed-2640763


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Apr-2017 12:40 gerard57 Added
09-Apr-2017 13:15 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]

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