Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Thunder AX9-140 SII, N970TC: Accident occurred January 19, 2020 in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; South Florida

Balloon hit power lines.

https://registry.faa.gov/N970TC

Date: 19-JAN-20
Time: 12:45:00Z
Regis#: N970TC
Aircraft Make: BALLOON
Aircraft Model: AX9 140
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: SIGHTSEEING
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: MIAMI
State: FLORIDA


SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Florida (WSVN) - Rescue crews took one person to the hospital following a hot air balloon crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, a hot air balloon got tangled in power lines near Southwest 240th Street and Southwest 212th Avenue, just before 7:45 a.m., Sunday.

Power went out for homes in the area temporarily as a result, officials said, but it has since been restored.

Paramedics transported the victim to an area hospital in unknown condition.

Story and video ➤ https://wsvn.com

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