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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65686
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Date:08-MAY-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Balloonfabrik-Lee-und-Luft.
Owner/operator:Duckhams Q Oils
Registration: G-AWGF
C/n / msn: 8879
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:West Wickham, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:West Wickham, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Balloon was named "Venus" and was owned by Duckham's Oil Ltd - it wore their "Duckham's Q Oil" logo. Destroyed 08/05/1969 when caught fire and crashed whilst attempting to take off from a field at West Wickham, Kent.

Registration G-AWGF cancelled by the CAA on 08/05/1969 as "destroyed"

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.gasballon.be/cgi-bin/register/db.cgi?db=default&view_records=1&Callsign=*&sb=0&so=ascend&nh=378&mh=1]
2. CAA: http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AWGF.pdf
3. http://www.interaeroleague.com/gallery/Women-of-Ballooning/Women1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2009 23:19 VHKDK Added
06-Feb-2012 09:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2016 01:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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