Incident Hot Air Balloon JA-A..., Sunday 10 January 2021
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Date:Sunday 10 January 2021
Time:c. 10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hot Air Balloon
Registration: JA-A...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Nishi ku, Kumamoto city, Kumamoto prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Higashi ku, Kumamoto city, Kumamoto prefecture
Destination airport:Minami ku, Kumamoto city, Kumamoto prefecture
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A hot air balloon landed on a rice field in Nishi(west) ku, Kumamoto city at ca. 10:00 LT. The balloon took off from Higashi(east) ku at 08:20 LT with one male and two female people onboard. The intended landing site was at Minami(south) ku, however, the balloon drifted about 6 km away.
One female person onboard received a light injury of bruise on her hip.


Revision history:

10-Jan-2021 12:35 isamuel Added
10-Jan-2021 19:00 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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