ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1065
Last updated: 21 January 2017
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Narrative:LZ-96 participated in two reconnaissance missions around the North Sea and one raid on England, dropping 2,100 kg of bombs. While returning, it was forced to land by French Air Force aircraft squadron SPA152 near Bourbonne-les-Bains on 20 October 1917 and captured almost undamaged by French forces. Plans derived from LZ-96 were later used in the United States for construction of the first US "zeppelin", USS Shenandoah (ZR-1).
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|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Nr. Bourbonne-les-Bains -
|Phase:|| En route|
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