Accident АХ8-105 EW-038, 16 May 2008
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71244
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Time:18:45 LT
Registration: EW-038
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ratomka, Minsk region -   Belarus
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Balloon impacted trees and buildings in downdraft. On first impact with trees, pilot and one passenger fell off the baloon. On second impact with ground, fire started, gas cylinders exploded, killing two passengers.
On August 25, 2008, the pilot, age 53, was sensenced to 4 years in jail.


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