- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 30, 2016
Time: 0742
Location: Near Lockhart, Texas
Operator: Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides
Flight #: ?
Route: Sightseeing Fentress Airpark
AC Type: Kubicek BB85Z Hot Air Balloon
Registration: N2469L
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 16   (passengers:15  crew:1)
Fatalities: 16   (passengers:15  crew:1)
Ground: ?
Summary: The hot air balloon struck power lines and crashed in a field. The pilot was likely impaired by opioids and sedatives when he ignored weather warnings and flew the ride into a power line.
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