Aviation safety issues and actions
Recommendation issued to: Civil Aviation Safety Authority
|Date issued:||13 August 2001|
|Safety action status:|
|Background:||Why this Recommendation was developed|
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the Civil Aviation Safety Authority ensure that balloon owners and operators identify and remove gas tank fittings that are not suitable for balloon operations.
|Date issued:||04 March 2002|
|Response from:||Civil Aviation Safety Authority|
|Action status:||Closed - Accepted|
I refer to Air Safety Occurrence Report 20010165 on the
accident involving V-77 (Viva) Cameron Balloon, VH-LPO, which
occurred in Evatt, ACT on 10 March 2001. Please accept my apologies
for the delay in my reply.