Incident Balloon , 27 Aug 1917
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 279655
 
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Date:27-AUG-1917
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Balloon
Owner/operator:
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North East of Uexkull (Ikskile) -   Latvia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by air ace Dietrich Averes (Jasta Ober-Ost), confirmed victory number 1.

Ikšķile is a town in Latvia, in Ogre Municipality. It was the first capital of the Roman Catholic Bishopric of Livonia, known by the German name of Üxküll.

Sources:

1. https://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dietrich_Averes
2. http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/germany/averes.php
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ik%C5%A1%C4%B7ile

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jun-2022 22:51 Ron Averes Added
07-Sep-2022 20:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative, Category]

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