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Walter Powell, ??-1881

Nationality: British
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Date of Death: 1881.12.10
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Walter Powell was an MP and intrepid balloonist.

Life:

He was blown out to sea in the balloon Saladin and disappeared without trace.

Bibliography:

Rolt, L. T. C., The Aeronauts. A History of Balloooning 1783-1903, London, 1966, pp. 178-79.