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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238113
Last updated: 15 July 2020
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Date:19-JUN-2019
Time:08:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kubicek BB30Z
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-FAA
C/n / msn: 1500
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Moutere, near Motueka -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The balloon was coming to land when the presence of power lines was noted. The pilot was able to land the balloon close to the lines, the balloon envelope then deflated and draped over the 66,000 volt lines.
Neither the pilot or three passengers were injured, and there was no fire as the envelope was made of non-conductive material.

Sources:

www.stuff.co.nz/national/113597226/shockingly-close-call-as-hot-air-balloon-lands-hard-next-to-power-lines-near-nelson


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2020 23:31 Ron Averes Added

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