Incident balloon , 17 Jan 1956
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182192
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
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
Departure airport:Hawaii
Destination airport:Japan
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Huge weather balloon lost in Pacific Ocean on test flight to Japan via Jetstream. Last radio contact 18:05.


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11-Dec-2015 08:56 TB Added

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