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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78553
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hot air balloon.
Owner/operator:Serengeti Balloon Safaris.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Serengeti National Park. -   Tanzania
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Two tourists, one of them American and the other a Dane, died in a balloon accident in the Serengeti National Park.
A third passenger lated died in hospital. Two pilots on board - one (a training pilot) is recovering in NBO hospital , the PIC an Canadian National has returned home.
Eight other persons are reported to have been injured in what appears to be a crash on landing, caused by a strong wind. The balloon did not have appropriate safety deflation systemThe balloon did not have appropriate safety deflation system a known by other the pilots to have illegally manufactured burner Systemsburner Systems which would've been regarded which would've been regarded as having field its a certificate as having failed in certificate of airworthiness in less corrupted environmentsin less corrupted environments.

Total no. of POB has not been stated in the press reports.


Revision history:

01-Oct-2010 17:18 angels one five Added
07-Oct-2010 02:23 centagent Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
20-Mar-2011 05:11 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Damage, Narrative]
14-Mar-2016 05:15 Itzel Carmona Updated [Narrative]
02-Dec-2019 16:55 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]

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