Accident Spencer spherical balloon G-FAAO,
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Date:Sunday 9 September 1928
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
Registration: G-FAAO
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Rugby, Warwickshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Rugby. Warwickshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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"



Revision history:

19-Jun-2018 19:01 Dr. John Smith Added
21-Mar-2022 05:26 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]

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