Germany : an accident of a hot air balloon is a dead and two wounded - The Point

The output in a hot air balloon ended in tragedy, Sunday, August 16, in the evening. The driver is dead and two occupants of the basket were severely injured du

Germany : an accident of a hot air balloon is a dead and two wounded - The Point

The output in a hot air balloon ended in tragedy, Sunday, August 16, in the evening. The driver is dead and two occupants of the basket were severely injured during an accident that occurred at the time of the landing of the aérostat, in the west of Germany, has announced the local police.

The accident occurred near the town of Urbar, south of Koblenz, in the Rhineland-Palatinate region. The dirigible balloon of blue color was flying with seven occupants on board, before being hit by a gust during the landing. The flying vehicle then struck the field several times, throwing four people out of the nacelle.

the other Three occupants remained trapped in the basket, including the pilot, who died of his wounds, and two other people injured and now out of danger, said the police of Koblenz. The ball was dragged to the bottom of a hill facing towards the Rhine, and then found himself caught in the trees. The rescue operations involved more than 100 stakeholders. The federal Office of aviation, and the police have opened an investigation into the circumstances of the accident.

Updated Date: 17 August 2020, 05:33

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