Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Aerostar RXS-8, N9106Q: Accident occurred March 27, 2022 in Yutan, Saunders County, Nebraska

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. 

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Lincoln, Nebraska


Location: Yutan, Nebraska
Accident Number: CEN22LA159
Date and Time: March 27, 2022, 19:00 Local 
Registration: N9106Q
Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RXS-8 
Injuries: 1 Serious
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC
Registration: N9106Q
Model/Series: RXS-8 
Aircraft Category: Balloon
Amateur Built:
Operator: 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: 
Condition of Light:
Observation Facility, Elevation: KAHQ,1224 ft msl
Observation Time: 18:55 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 9 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 4°C /-12°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 6 knots / , 100°
Lowest Ceiling: None 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.19 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point:
Destination:

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Serious 
Aircraft Damage: Minor
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Serious
Latitude, Longitude: 41.246084,-96.39584 (est)