Fall Kills Balloonist | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 04.23.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.23.14 **
** Airborne 04.21.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.21.14 **
** Airborne 04.18.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.18.14 **

Fri, Feb 28, 2003

Fall Kills Balloonist

Sometimes, its the most basic hazards that get us. When flying in an unenclosed vehicle, be sure that you are secure from the real potential of going overboard. Be careful up there...

**Report created 2/27/2003   Record 8 **
IDENTIFICATION
  Regis#: UNK  Make/Model: BAL  Description: HOT AIR BALLOON
  Date: 02/25/2003     Time: 1600
  Event Type: Accident   Highest Injury: Fatal     Mid Air: N    Missing: N
  Damage: None

LOCATION
  City: YOUNTVILLE   State: CA   Country: US

DESCRIPTION
DURING POSITIONING OF A HOT AIR BALLOON, A BALLOONIST LOST GRIP AND FELL TO HIS DEATH, OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES ARE UNKNOWN,  YOUNTVILLE, CA

INJURY DATA      Total Fatal:   1
                 # Crew:   0     Fat:   1     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   Y
                 # Pass:   0     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   Y
                 # Grnd:         Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   

WEATHER: UNK

OTHER DATA
  Activity: Unknown      Phase: Standing      Operation: General Aviation
  Departed: UNK   Dep Date:    Dep. Time:
  Destination: UNK   Flt Plan: UNK    Wx Briefing: U
  Last Radio Cont: UNK    Last Clearance: UNK
  FAA FSDO: SACRAMENTO, CA  (WP25)                Entry date: 02/27/2003


Advertisement

More News

Luftwaffe Ju 52 Discovered On The Bottom Of The Black Sea

Plane Disappeared 67 Years Ago On Transport Mission To The Eastern Front A plane missing since 1942 has been discovered in about 75 feet of water in the Black Sea has been identifi>[...]

AD: British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-07-09 PRODUCT: British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Jetstream Series 3101 and Jetstream Model 3201 airplanes.>[...]

AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-08-04 PRODUCT: Certain Airbus Model A310 series airplanes.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.24.14)

South Bay Soaring Society The South Bay Soaring Society (SBSS) is a non-profit radio controlled glider club based in San Jose, CA. They have flying sites in San Jose, Santa Clara, >[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.24.14): Dew Point (Abbrev. DWPT)

A measure of atmospheric moisture. It is the temperature to which air must be cooled in order to reach saturation (assuming air pressure and moisture content are constant).>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC