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Crashed Balloonists

Tom Kent picture showing German balloonists Distler and Joerdens after crash landing near Kirkwall, 4th December 1910. The gap in the dyke was made by the balloon before it came to rest.
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Picture added on 08 February 2005
Comments:
The chap on the left is my Grandad George Leonard, in field behind Park Cottage, Berstane Road.
Added by Kirsten Leonard on 15 June 2007
I am writing a history of aircraft losses in Britain and would like permission to use this digital image to accompany the relevant account. Please can you contact me?
Added by Simon Hepworth on 24 June 2022
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Kirkwall

Orkney from the air Pic 1Aftermath of Highland Park gantry crash 2/2Aftermath of Highland Park gantry crash 1/2New Papdale east play parkWorkings in Broad StreetFoubister's Shop 30 Albert St. KirkwallBryttania before the band’s first gigKGS signageKGS Maths stairsOld Highland Park bottle