Accident The Rainbow Gas Balloon Unregistered,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193595
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Date:Monday 9 July 1849
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
The Rainbow Gas Balloon
Owner/operator:William Wadman
Registration: Unregistered
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Bristol Channel, off Weston-super-Mare, Somerset -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On 9/7/1849 the Gas balloon "The Rainbow", owned by William Wadman, Bristol. Lost its pilot in the Bristol Channel on a flight from Cardiff. The pilot, Richard Green drowned; his body was washed ashore at Sand Bay



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14-Feb-2017 19:47 Dr.John Smith Added

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