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496 occurrences in the ASN safety database
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acc. date type reg. operator fat. location   dmg    
19-JUL-1786 Vincent Lunardi Gas Balloon Unregistered Vincent Lunardi 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
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 balloon unreg. S.A. Andrées Polarexpedition 3 Franz Josef Land w/o
02-NOV-1899 Balloon Unreg Captain Charles Lorraine 1 Port Levy Rocks, outside Lyttelton Harbour, Christchurch 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 Balloon Private 1 County Fair Greenville, Drake County Ohio 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 Unknown balloon Unreg Captain Jonassen 0 Gisborne sub
03-APR-1910 Gas Balloon “Pommern” 3 Sassnitz w/o
17-APR-1910 Gas Balloon “Delitzsch” 4 Reichensachsen 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 Van Ewijcksluis near Anna Paulowna w/o
31-MAY-1913 balloon 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
17-AUG-1918 Caquot R balloon Field #405 US Army Aviation, 25th Balloon Company 4+2 50 miles North of Fort Sill, Oklahoma w/o
18-OCT-1918 Gas Balloon #211 US Army Aviation, Arcadia Balloon School 0 Riverside, near Arcadia, California 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 Free Balloon Arcadia, CA 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 Near, San Pedro, CA w/o
25-JAN-1922 Free Balloon North of Los Alamitos, CA w/o
07-JUL-1923 Goodyear free balloon A-6698 US Navy 2 Lake erie 25 miles SW of Port Stanley Ontario Canada w/o
24-JUN-1926 Balloon TA-1 United States Army Air Service (USAAS) 1 mi W of New Baden Il w/o
27-JUL-1926 Spencer spherical balloon Miramar 1st G-FAAM C G Spencer & Sons Ltd, Highbury 5 Hoo Park, Kempston, Bedfordshire w/o
06-OCT-1926 Balloon TA-3 United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) Hangar door, Scott Field, IL w/o
11-MAR-1927 Spencer spherical balloon G-FAAD? C. G. Spencer & Sons 1 Stag Lane Aerodrome, Edgware, Middlesex w/o
30-MAY-1928 Balloon # 3 United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) Near, Greensburg, PA w/o
09-SEP-1928 Spencer spherical balloon G-FAAO C G Spencer & Sons Ltd, Highbury 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
03-NOV-1931 balloon K-1 United States Navy (USN) 0 Cap May, NJ 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 balloon 2 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 Ostende 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 0 Ashland, WI 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 .5 mile S.of Shipton Belenger, 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 Attaching/Freising unk
17-APR-1968 balloon private 0 near Ichenhausen/Günzburg w/o
06-JUL-1968 balloon 3 Donauturm, Wien w/o
08-MAY-1969 Balloonfabrik-Lee-und-Luft. G-AWGF Duckhams Q Oils 0 West Wickham, Kent w/o
01-SEP-1970 balloon Gesshofen w/o
20-SEP-1970 Roziere Balloon aka "Free Life" N2079 Private 3 Atlantic Ocean off Newfoundland mis
04-APR-1971 Ballonfabrik Augsburg K-945/2-RI HB-BOE Bad Dürrheim unk
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 also known as Light Heart Private 1 last seen 1,000 miles west of the Canary Islands drifitng toward Afric unk
31-MAR-1974 Raven S-50A N2324 1 Cambridge, OH sub
09-JUL-1974 Raven S-60A N54691 2 Tavares, FL 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, MI w/o
22-NOV-1975 Hot air balloon 2 near Wagga Wagga, NSW w/o contains link to final investigation report
24-JAN-1976 Thunder AX-7 N5217 Private 0 near Death Valley, CA w/o
29-APR-1976 Raven RX-6 N8671L Free Balloon 0 Carlisle, Ia 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
29-AUG-1978 Balloon Works Firefly 7 N2044H 3 Fishers, In sub
15-AUG-1979 Raven RX-7 N5554S 0 Shelbyville, In w/o
10-OCT-1979 Raven S-55AX7 N403AA private 2 Albuquerque, NM w/o

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