• Short Summary

    Balloon accident in Paris, pilot and passenger injured

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Balloon Accident- Pilot and Passenger Injured in Paris

    FRANCE: Paris:
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    men around pilot (in basket and holding ropes) before ascert

    gardens and about three other balloons in B.G., first balloon ascending slowly

    balloon in the air, (two shots) then balloon apparently suddenly disintegrates and pilot comes down in basket.

    people rush to the scene while bits of balloon keep coming down

    Square with crowds of people looking on and other balloons still moored.

    the accident itself is caught on film

    Showing balloon and passenger basket actually fall to the earth

    WWI, World War I, Great War, First World War, aviation, technology, aeronautics, ascent
    Background: Balloon accident in Paris, pilot and passenger injured

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAELUABDQ92XOK4CC80MGOXNHBR
    Media URN:
    VLVAELUABDQ92XOK4CC80MGOXNHBR
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1914
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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