Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary CEN13WA492

Aircraft #1


Aerostar International Inc. S-55A

Factual Information

On August 11, 2013, at 0730 eastern daylight time, an Aerostar International Inc. model S-55A, United States registration N25QL, serial number S55A1-1017, was not damaged when a member of the balloon ground-support team was fatally injured after falling to the ground from 100 feet near Mont-St-Grégoire, Québec, Canada. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The balloon was registered to and operated by the commercial pilot. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight that departed near Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada, about 0650. The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Government. Further information may be obtained from: Transportation Safety Board of Canada Place du Centre 200 Promenade du Portage, 4th Floor Gatineau, Quebec K1A 1K8 Phone: 1 (800) 387-3557 Fax: 1 (819) 997-2239 E-mail: airops@tsb.gc.ca Webpage: http://www.tsb.gc.ca This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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