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acc. date type reg. operator fat. location   dmg    
15-JUN-1785 Hybrid Balloon - Gas / Montgolfiere Unregistered Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier 2 Wimereux w/o
19-JUL-1786 Vincent Lunardi Gas Balloon Unregistered Vincent Lunardi 0+1 Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland w/o
25-MAY-1824 "Royal George" Gas Balloon Unregistered Thomas Harris 1 Beddington Park, Carshalton, near Croydon, Surrey w/o
29-SEP-1824 Windham Sadler Gas balloon Unregistered William Windham Sadler 1 Parsonage Field Church, Blackburn, Lancashire sub
24-JUL-1837 Royal Nassau Gas Balloon Unregistered Charles Green & Edward Spencer 1 Blackheath, Greenwich, London non
28-JUN-1838 Royal Victoria Gas Balloon Unregistered George Graham 0+1 Marylebone Road, London min
09-JUL-1849 The Rainbow Gas Balloon Unregistered William Wadman 1 Bristol Channel, off Weston-super-Mare, Somerset mis
02-JUN-1852 Gas Balloon Unregistered James Goulston, alias 'Guiseppe Lunardini' 1 Stone Breaks Hill, Lees, near Oldham, Lancashire w/o
29-JUN-1856 Ville de París (City of Paris) Gas Balloon Unregistered Matías Pérez 1 Gulf of Mexico, North of Havana mis
15-AUG-1859 'The Florence Nightingale' Gas Balloon Unregistered William Henry Hall 1 West Boldon, County Durham mis
24-AUG-1863 Coxwell Gas Balloon Unregistered Henry Tracey Coxwell 1 Arnold, Nottinghamshire w/o
09-JUL-1874 The Czar Gas Balloon Unregistered Joseph W. Simmonds 1 Sydney Street, Chelsea, London w/o
22-MAY-1877 The Queen Gas Balloon Unregistered Benjamin Medcalf 0+1 Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire w/o
20-OCT-1877 Gas Balloon Unregistered Aquila Moreley 1 Langold Park, Carlton in Lindrick, near Worksop, Nottinghamshire w/o
28-SEP-1879 'Pathfinder' Hydrogen Balloon Unregistered John Wise 2 Missing, Lake Michigan, Illinois mis
10-DEC-1881 Saladin (Hydrogen Balloon) Unregistered Walter Powell 1 English Channel, off Eype Mouth, west of Bridport, Dorset mis
27-AUG-1888 Cosmo Gas Balloon Unregistered Joseph W Simmons 1 Wickham Bishops, 2 miles southeast of Witham, Essex w/o
16-JUL-1889 George Higgins Gas Balloon Unregistered George Higgins 1 Burnage, Manchester w/o
29-MAY-1890 Gas Balloon Unregistred Victor Rolla 1 Near Ålön, Ljusterön, Stockholm Arcipelago w/o
16-JUN-1891 Gas Balloon 'Kysibelka' Unregistered Maximilian Wolff 0 Reissenzahnovu foundry, Praha (Prague) w/o
08-AUG-1891 George Higgins Gas Balloon No.2 Unregistered Professor George Higgins 1 Kirkstall, near Leeds, West Yorkshire min
10-DEC-1891 Wanderer Gas Balloon Unregistered Lt Edward Mansfield 1 Victoria Park, Bombay w/o
29-JUN-1892 Capt. Dale Gas Balloon Unregistered Captain William Duncan Dale 2 Crystal Palace, Sydenham, London w/o
05-AUG-1895 Capt Alfred Orton Smoke Balloon Unregistered Captain Alfred Orton 1 Peterborough, Lincolnshire w/o
14-JUL-1897 Örnen Free Hydrogen Balloon unregistered S.A. Andrées Polarexpedition 3 Franz Josef Land w/o
02-NOV-1899 Balloon unregistered Captain Charles Lorraine 1 Sea off Lyttelton Harbour, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury w/o
20-MAY-1902 Lieut George Philip Lempriere Gas Balloon Unregistered Lieut George Philip Lempriere 1 Sheffield Wednesday FC Ground, Owlerton, Sheffield, South Yorkshire non
31-AUG-1905 John E Baldwin Hot Air Balloon unregistered John E Baldwin 1 County Fairgrounds, 800 Sweitzer Street, Greenville, Darke County, OH w/o
11-JUN-1906 Gas balloon Capt Frederick Bidmead Unregistered Capt Frederick Bidmead 1 West Lane Football Ground, Haworth, West Yorkshire non
28-MAY-1907 Gas Balloon 'Thresher' Unregistered Royal Engineers Corps, British Army 2 10 miles off Exmouth, Devon w/o
20-MAY-1908 250 Cubic Metre Balloon unreg. Exército Brasileiro 1 Serra do Barata, RJ w/o
10-FEB-1909 Balloon unregistered Captain Jonassen 0 Victoria Domain, Gisborne, East Coast sub
03-APR-1910 Gas Balloon “Pommern” unregistered Private 3 Sassnitz, Jasmund peninsula, Rügen Island, State of Mecklenburg w/o
17-APR-1910 Gas Balloon “Delitzsch” unregistered Private 4 Reichensachsen, Wehretal, Werra-Meißner-Kreis, Hesse w/o
09-JUL-1910 Gas balloon, Spencer Bros. Unregistered Spencer Brothers 1 Coventry, Warwickshire non
04-DEC-1910 Gas balloon Unregistered Private 1 Near Park Cottage, Berstane Road, Kirkwall, Orkney w/o
20-MAR-1911 Düsseldorf 4 Balloon Niederrheinische Verein für Luftschiffahrt 1 near Anna Paulowna, Noord-Holland w/o
31-MAY-1913 'Eduadaro Newbery' Hot Air Balloon unregistered Private 0 Plaza San Martín, Buenos Aires w/o
07-JUN-1914 Gas Balloon Unregistered M. Leprince 0 Sézannais, Marne department, Grand Est region w/o
27-AUG-1917 Balloon 0 North East of Uexkull (Ikskile) w/o
18-OCT-1918 Gas Balloon #211 United States Army Air Service (USAAS) 0 Riverside, California, CA w/o
20-DEC-1918 Gas balloon Unregistered Un-named 'Canadian National' 0 Snellings Wood, Fir Grove Road, Cross-in-Hand, Heathfield, East Sussex w/o
20-AUG-1920 Army Hot Air Free Balloon United States Army Balloon School 0 Carlstrom Field, Arcadia, Los Angeles County, California w/o
23-MAR-1921 Connecticut Aircraft Company Observation Balloon A-5597 United States Navy 5 Gulf of Mexico, 20 miles off St. Andrews Bay, Florida w/o
18-OCT-1921 Balloon US Army 1 Rose Field, Arcadia, Near San Pedro, CA w/o
25-JAN-1922 Free Balloon United States Army Balloon School 1 North of Los Alamitos, Orange County, CA w/o
07-JUL-1923 Goodyear free balloon A-6698 United States Navy (USN) 2 Lake Erie 25 miles SW of Port Stanley, Ontario w/o
23-SEP-1923 Balloon "Geneva" von Grunigen & Wehren 2 Mol, Antwerp w/o
23-SEP-1923 Balloon "Polar" Gomez Guillamon & Penaranda Barea 1 Heist op den Berg, Antwerp w/o
23-SEP-1923 Gas Balloon S-6 United States Army Air Service (USAAS) 2+3 Nistelrode, Bernheze, about 8 km south of Oss, Noord-Brabant w/o
07-JUN-1925 Short spherical balloon 'Elise' G-FAAI Royal Aero Club 0 Etaples, Pas-de-Calais w/o
27-JUL-1926 Spencer spherical balloon 'Miramar 1st' G-FAAM C G Spencer & Sons Ltd 5 Hoo Park, Kempston, Bedfordshire w/o
11-MAR-1927 Spencer spherical balloon 'Miramar' G-FAAD C G Spencer & Sons Ltd 1 Stag Lane Aerodrome, Edgware, Middlesex w/o
30-MAY-1928 Hot Air Balloon # 3 United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) 2 Near Greensburg, Pennsylvania w/o
09-SEP-1928 Spencer spherical balloon G-FAAO C G Spencer & Sons Ltd 1 Rugby, Warwickshire min
06-FEB-1929 balloon Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschule (DVS) 0 near Bennecke min
22-APR-1929 balloon French Army 1 Epinal w/o
25-NOV-1929 Free Balloon S-35-262 United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) Mrs R.A. Hoffman's property 10 mi SE Tuttle,OK w/o
06-JUL-1930 balloon 1 Köln-Poll w/o
07-APR-1933 balloon Everest Air Expedition 0 Mt Everest w/o
16-JUN-1933 Free Balloon S-19-242 United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) 4.5 mi E of Binger, OK w/o
30-JAN-1934 Osoaviakhim-1 hydrogen balloon Sirio Osoaviakhim 3 Potizh-Ostrov village in rural Insarsky District of Mordovia, w/o
13-MAY-1934 'Bartsch von Eigsfeld' Research Balloon Private 2 Russian Border w/o
17-MAY-1934 balloon Aéronavale 0 15 km W of Chateaurour w/o
10-SEP-1934 balloon (2x) 2 Benzig, Kattowitz unk
24-JUN-1935 balloon 0 Ostend, West Flanders non
21-JUL-1935 balloon 0 near Saalfeld unk
29-JUL-1935 balloon 1 Ansberg w/o
08-JUL-1936 balloon 0 Proßnitz (Mähren) w/o
21-APR-1937 balloon 2 Mailly Airfield, Bitryles-Francois w/o
04-OCT-1954 Georges Suire Balloon Georges Suire 2 North Sea, off Danish coast near Esbjerg w/o
17-JAN-1956 balloon United States Air Force (USAF) 0 600 mi E of Hawaii w/o
30-JUL-1958 balloon United States Air Force (USAF) 0 over Minnesota w/o
13-AUG-1958 Balloon 'Skycar-1' Otton Christen Winzen 0 Ashland, Wisconsin w/o
15-DEC-1958 Eiloart Free Balloon G-APOB Arnold Eiloart 0 South Atlantic Ocean, 1,200 miles W of Tenerife w/o
05-APR-1959 balloon Stuttgart 2 E of Nördlingen w/o
29-MAY-1960 Vandenbemden Balloon OE-DZA Zlan w/o
16-JUN-1962 Free Balloon (Gas) CARD.7 Royal Aircraft Establishment, Cardington 0 1/2 mile South of Shipton Belinger, Wiltshire w/o
13-APR-1963 balloon Ruhrgas private 3+3 Herbede/Witten w/o
18-JAN-1964 Raven S-40 N12000 Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Assoc Inc 1 near Dana Point, CA min
26-JUL-1964 Raven S-45 N12002 Raven Industries Inc 1 Pittsburg, California sub
26-MAY-1965 balloon Ikarus private 0 Augsburg, near (Bayern) sub
11-NOV-1967 Balloon Private 0 Attaching, Freising, Bavaria, West Germany sub
17-APR-1968 balloon private 0 near Ichenhausen/Günzburg w/o
06-JUN-1968 HB Balloons Gas Balloon HB-BIW Private 3 Donauturm, Wien (Vienna) w/o
20-JUL-1968 Vanden Bemdem A Gas Balloon 'Jambo' G-AVAT Anthony John Francis Smith (regd. owner) 0 Halland, near Lewes, East Sussex w/o
08-MAY-1969 Balloonfabrik-Lee-und-Luft. G-AWGF Duckhams Q Oils 0 West Wickham, Bromley, Kent w/o
01-SEP-1970 balloon Gesshofen w/o
20-SEP-1970 Roziere Balloon aka 'Free Life' N2079 Private 3 Atlantic Ocean 400 miles SE of Newfoundland mis
09-SEP-1973 Western O.65 Balloon (Hot Air) G-AZOO Southern Balloon Group 0 RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset min
21-FEB-1974 Super Pressure balloon 'Light Heart' unregistered Colonel Thomas Leigh Gatch Jr. 1 Atlantic Ocean, 1,000 miles west of the Canary Islands mis
31-MAR-1974 Raven S-50A N2324 Clyde Hillock Jacobs Jr 1 Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio sub
09-JUL-1974 Raven S-60A N54691 Private 2 Tavares, Florida min
08-OCT-1974 Thunder AX7-65 G-BCCG Clark Equipment Ltd 2 Saltley Trading Estate, Birmingham min contains link to final investigation report
11-MAY-1975 Raven S-40 N11976 Private 0 Fremont, Newaygo County, Michigan w/o
22-NOV-1975 Hot air balloon 'James Cook' unregistered T P McCormack 2 Brucedale 10km north of Wagga Wagga, NSW w/o contains link to final investigation report
24-JAN-1976 Thunder AX-7 N5217 William G Busse t/a Sky Drifter Balloon Co 0 near Death Valley, Mojave Desert, California w/o
29-APR-1976 Raven RX-6 N8671L Free Balloon 0 Carlisle, Polk County, Iowa w/o
21-OCT-1976 Balloon 1 unreg. 3 Charlotte, NC w/o
11-JUN-1978 Raven RX-6 N7271L Private 0 Tampa, FL w/o

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