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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182192
 
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Date:17-JAN-1956
Time:evening
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
balloon
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:600 mi E of Hawaii -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hawaii
Destination airport:Japan
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Huge weather balloon lost in Pacific Ocean on test flight to Japan via Jetstream. Last radio contact 18:05.

Sources:

http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00010883/02979/6j


Revision history:

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