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The ATSB is investigating the hard landing of a Kavanagh Balloon registered VH-EUA, near Yarra Glen, Victoria on 8 February 2018.

During landing, the balloon bounced twice and landed hard. Seven people were taken to hospital, some with serious injuries.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview crew and passengers, and gather additional information.

A final report will be released at the end of the investigation.

Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify those affected and seek safety action to address the issue.

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