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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
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