Accident Hot Air Balloon # 3 ,
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Date:Wednesday 30 May 1928
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hot Air Balloon # 3
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Greensburg, Pennsylvania -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Near Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
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".


1. The Tribune, Scranton, Pennsylvania Thursday, May 31, 1928

Revision history:

06-Sep-2022 21:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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