Accident Balloon "Geneva" , Sunday 23 September 1923
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Date:Sunday 23 September 1923
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Balloon "Geneva"
Owner/operator:von Grunigen & Wehren
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mol, Antwerp -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Brussels, Belgium
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Swiss entry in the 12th Coupe Aeronautique Gordon Bennett race. Balloon named "Geneva". Struck by lightning and crashed, killing both crew members: Lieutenants Christian von Grunigen and Ferdinand Wehren.



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19-Mar-2022 06:27 Ron Averes Added

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