Accident Free Balloon , Wednesday 25 January 1922
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Date:Wednesday 25 January 1922
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Free Balloon
Owner/operator:United States Army Balloon School
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:N of Los Alamitos, Orange Co, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ross Field, Arcadia, Near San Pedro, CA
Destination airport:North of Los Alamitos, Orange County, CA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
US Army Balloon: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 25 January 1922 is a landing accident,North of Los Alamitos, Orange County, CA Pilot, Gobel H Lewis killed.

Sources:

1. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/listPages/airforce/asp/AF_Monthly_1922.asp
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Alamitos,_California

Location

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Sep-2022 20:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
06-Sep-2022 20:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport]
20-Nov-2022 21:48 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
20-Nov-2022 22:58 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
17-Sep-2023 02:07 Ron Averes Updated

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