Incident Kavanagh E-240 VH-VBM,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187470
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Date:Saturday 21 May 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Kavanagh E-240
Owner/operator:Picture This Ballooning Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-VBM
MSN: E240-448
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Mount Martha, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Dendy Park, Brighton, VIC
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The pilot attempted to ditch the hot air balloon in a shallow part of Port Phillip Bay due to a fuel shortage. The aircraft drifted offshore in the process and was recovered by emergency crews. The aircraft came to rest on Hawker Beach at Mount Martha.


Revision history:

21-May-2016 07:32 Pineapple Added
21-May-2016 07:33 harro Updated [Narrative]

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