Accident Gas Balloon Unregistred, Thursday 29 May 1890
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Date:Thursday 29 May 1890
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Gas Balloon
Owner/operator:Victor Rolla
Registration: Unregistred
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Ålön, Ljusterön, Stockholm Arcipelago -   Sweden
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Mosebacke, Stockholm
Destination airport:
Victor Rolla was performing a display/show where he took off in a balloon and made a parachute jump from the balloon. During the third trip at 8 PM, the parachute was accidently dropped during takeoff and the pilot was trapped in the balloon. The body of Rolla was found the next day by a fisherman in the water close to Ålön island. Drowning or hypothermia is mentioned in sources.


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07-Sep-2022 05:55 Masen63 Added

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