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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218990
Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Date:31-AUG-1905
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Balloon
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:County Fair Greenville, Drake County Ohio -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Balloonist John Baldwin accidently killed during a premature dynamite/balloon stunt at County Fair

Sources:

See [[https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84028490/1905-09-05/ed-1/seq-6/#date1=08%2F31%2F1905&index=1&date2=09%2F31%2F1905&searchType=advanced&language=&sequence=0&words=dynamite&proxdistance=5&state=Ohio&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=Dynamite&phrasetext=&andtext=&dateFilterType=range&page=1 The Stark County Democrat., September 05, 1905, WEEKLY EDITION, Page 6, Image 6] for a contemporary account.
Note For an extended account see Gretchen L. Rice "And Blood Rained Down A Drake County Balloon Tragedy" Timeline Magazine Ohio Historical Society July/Sept 2006 Vol 23 # 3 {reference only}


Revision history:

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