Accident at Marieville, QUE


1997-08-28: The hot air balloon, while she was in descent, sectioned a high tension electrical wire . The city of Marieville experienced a loss of power for several hours because of this incident. No injuries. Damage to the envelope of the balloon but not to the basket. Weather: VFR.


CADORS Number 1994Q0469
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-08-17 - 22:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Quebec, Canada, North America, Quebec Region, Marieville, QUE
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Reported By
Categories Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Balloon
 Silhouette image of Balloon
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Model RAVEN S 55A
Year Built
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Wire strike

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