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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193686
Last updated: 28 January 2021
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Date:16-JUL-1889
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
George Higgins Gas Balloon
Owner/operator:George Higgins
Registration: Unregistered
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Burnage, Manchester -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Burnage, Manchester
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16/7/1889: Balloon collapsed, Burnage, Manchester. Passenger, William Hinde Lennox killed. Pilot, Professor George Higgins parachuted to safety.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2017 00:32 Dr.John Smith Added

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