Incident: Cameron N-105 Balloon, G-SSTI Mountallen, Arigna, Co. Roscommon 24 September 2013: Report 2014-007


The basket of the Balloon contacted a 220V AC electricity power line while attempting to land following a short flight. The cables of the power line touched, sparked and broke. The Balloon, which was not damaged during the occurrence, continued across a river and landed successfully shortly afterwards. There were no injuries.

Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013
Report Date: 
Tuesday, 17 June, 2014