Respublika Byelarus', Republic of Belorussia
NAME VICTORIES AIRFORCE COMMENTS
unknown 1 Belarus AF Civilian Balloon
On 12 September 1995, a gas balloon (D-CARIBBEAN) participating in the
historic Coupe Gordon Bennett international balloon race was shot down by an
attack helicopter of the Belarus air defense forces with the loss of the lives
of the two pilots on board, Alan Fraenckel and John Stuart-Jervis, American
citizens representing the Virgin Islands Aero Club.