Balloon File Number BEA2019-0272 Accident, Pons, on 2 June 2019, SCHROEDER - FIRE BALLOONS G, F-HJAP

Accident to the balloon Schroeder registered F-HJAPoccured on 02/06/19 in the Charente-Maritime area

Investigation progression In progress  
Progress: 50%

Summary

Flight from Saint-Fort to Pons.

During the landing, the balloon touched down hard, ejecting the pilot around ten metres in front of the basket. The balloon momentarily gained height. At the second touchdown, the basket struck the pilot. The balloon came to a halt a few metres further on.