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Name: Star Flyer II

Type: Colt 240A

Serial No: 1381

First flown: 1989

Notes: Badly damaged after Trans Everest Flight on 21/10/91. This was one of two balloons to achieve the flight, one acting as a camera ship.
Chris Dewhirst & Leo Dickinson G-LCIO T&C AX11-240 Andy Elson & Eric Jones G-LGIO T&C AX11-240 First flights over Mount Everest (Nepal to Tibetan plateau).

Credit: Richard Hands/BBM&L

History

23 January 1989

Star Micronics Ltd.

25 May 1994

Cancelled as withdrawn from use

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