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Narrative:US Army Balloon No.3 crashed 30 May 1928 near Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Pilot, Paul Evert killed plus one other. According to one source (see link #2): "May 30, 1928 Hot Air Balloon - At the National Balloon Races Championship at adjacent "Bettis Field" a balloon crashes with 100,000 spectators, both operators die".
Hot Air Balloon # 3
|Owner/operator:||United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Near Greensburg, Pennsylvania -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Destination airport:||Near Greensburg, Pennsylvania|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
1. The Tribune, Scranton, Pennsylvania Thursday, May 31, 1928
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]|