ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 276648
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Narrative:Spanish entry in the 12th Coupe Aeronautique Gordon Bennett race. Balloon named "Polar". Struck by lightning and crashed. Co-pilot Pedro Penaranda Barea was killed, pilot Felix Gomez Guillamon was seriously injured. Both men were Spanish Air Force pilots.
|Owner/operator:||Gomez Guillamon & Penaranda Barea|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Heist op den Berg, Antwerp -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
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