Accident Kubicek BB60Z HB-QZU,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 315386
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Date:Saturday 17 June 2023
Time:6:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Kubicek BB60Z
Owner/operator:Hampi's Ballonfahrten
Registration: HB-QZU
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Hünenberg -   Switzerland
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Hünenberg
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: STSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Immediately before the hot air balloon took off, a fire broke out inside the basket as a result of a gas leak. After some passengers had left the balloon, it briefly lifted off the ground. The remaining passengers and the pilot were also able to leave the basket a short time later, but suffered some serious injuries. The hot air balloon was completely destroyed by the fire.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: STSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report


Revision history:

17-Jun-2023 16:11 Edtf-1634 Added
17-Jun-2023 16:12 harro Updated
18-Jul-2023 14:18 harro Updated

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