In Nov 1975, near Wagga in NSW,
Terry was flying in his balloon "New Endeavour".
He and his passenger, were cruising low, over farming
country. It was a hot calm afternoon, when a willy-willy (whirl
It lifted them a few hundred feet, spinning the envelope, and causing
it to collapse. The balloon crashed and burnt.
Terry died from the impact.
He was 36 years old, and left a wife, Cherry.
His passenger Tony Hayes, 30, used his emergency parachute,
but as they were too low, he also died.