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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212348
Last updated: 6 February 2021
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Date:09-SEP-1928
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Spencer spherical balloon
Owner/operator:C G Spencer & Sons Ltd, Highbury
Registration: G-FAAO
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Rugby, Warwickshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Rugby. Warwickshire
Narrative:
Spencer balloon, G-FAAO (?) C G Spencer & Sons Ltd, Highbury. involved in a fatal accident 9/9/1928 when passenger fell off house roof while retrieving balloon, Rugby, Warwickshire.

Capt Henry Owen Spencer (aged 52) killed
Percival Spencer (pilot) unhurt

G–FAAO Spherical Free Balloon C of R No L/A16. Registered 31.7.25 to Henry Spencer, London N.16. Named "Fredena"

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/lighterthanairregister.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2018 19:01 Dr. John Smith Added

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