A violent gale brought disaster to several of 20 spherical balloons
entered in Paris for the Grand Prix of the Aero Club of France. Some
were smashed against the walls of the Tuilleries Palace; others torn
from their moorings with pilots on board are headed for Germany. It is
feared that unauthorized landings will mean fines and imprisonments
for the occupants.
To continue reading: or Log-In
Want the full story?
Get TIME the way you want it
Week Digital Pass — $4.99
Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99
Year ALL ACCESS — Just $30! Best Deal!
Print Magazine + Digital Edition +
Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com
Learn more about the benefits of being
a TIME subscriber
If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!