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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193595
Last updated: 29 January 2021
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Date:09-JUL-1849
Time:day
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
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Bristol Channel, off Weston-super-Mare, Somerset -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
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

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1916.htm


Revision history:

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

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