Incident Schroeder Fire Balloons G 40/24 PH-NFR, Wednesday 5 April 2023
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Date:Wednesday 5 April 2023
Time:c. 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Schroeder Fire Balloons G 40/24
Registration: PH-NFR
MSN: 1163
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ronco Vecchio, near Cassina Rizzardi, Como -   Italy
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During the descent a Schroeder Fire Balloons G 40/24 clipped a power line in Ronco Vecchio, near Cassina Rizzardi, Como, causing the ignition of a propane cylinder. The envelope received some damage, but the basket and burner were destroyed by fire.
Only one of the three occupants, the pilot and two Mexican tourists, was injured in the accident.

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Revision history:

06-Apr-2023 13:31 Anon. Added

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