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During a landing on a golf course, an elderly lady passenger sustained a fractured leg as she had not taken up the correct landing position. The pilot reported the landing was conducted in suitable weather conditions and that the rate of descent was not excessive.

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General details
Date: 13 January 1989 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 720  
Location:Belconnen Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Australian Capital Territory Occurrence type: Miscellaneous - Other 
Release date: 30 November 1989 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Serious 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Thunder & Colt Balloons 
Aircraft model: 240 
Aircraft registration: VH-PVC 
Serial number: 593 
Type of operation: Ballooning 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Dairy Flat ACT
Departure time:N/K
Destination:Belconnen ACT
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