Accident Helium Balloon , 22 Jan 2023
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 306142
 
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Date:22-JAN-2023
Time:c. 15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Helium Balloon
Owner/operator:The Zuihua Valley Sceneic Spot
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Taiping Town, Shawan District, Leshan, Sichuan Province -   China
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A helium balloon with four adults and one child on board was being prepared for a sightseeing flight when the safety strap tying the balloon to the ground broke loose, after which the balloon lifted uncontrollably and eventually burst. The occupants fell into woods, the child sustaining mortal injuries.

Sources:

https://www.163.com/dy/article/HRNG35GJ0553VIVI.html
https://news.sina.com.cn/c/2023-01-22/doc-imycasyi3882228.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2023 15:21 RDV Added
23-Jan-2023 07:50 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Jan-2023 12:39 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Jan-2023 07:43 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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