Cameron N-77 hot air balloon, G-BEEI, 25 March 2012

Cameron N-77 hot air balloon, G-BEEI


The balloon sank unexpectedly during an approach to land and struck high voltage transmission lines, coming to rest with the basket suspended about 15 m above ground level. The three people on board, two of whom sustained very minor injuries, were rescued by the emergency services once the power lines were confirmed safe.

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Published 10 December 2014