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Narrative:This Hot Air Airship had been rigged up with a caravan replacing the basket for a Top Gear television programme stunt. Show presenter James May was guiding the airship for a landing on the cricket pitch at Eltisley when the craft was blown off course into a tree. The speed of impact was said to be under 5mph. James May was unharmed but the airship was substantially damaged.
LINDSTRAND LBL GT110
|Owner/operator:||BBC TV/Top Gear Productions|
|C/n / msn:|| 1266|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Eltisley, Cambridgeshire -
Registration G-TOPG cancelled 10/5/2010 as "Permanently withdrawn from use"
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]|
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