ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1174
Last updated: 30 July 2016
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Narrative:While beginning a trip to the New England area, Akron encountered a violent storm over the New Jersey coast and, shortly after midnight on 4 April 1933, crashed tail-first into the sea.
|Type:||Goodyear-Zeppelin U.S.S. Akron|
|Owner/operator:||United States Navy (USN)|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 73 / Occupants: 76|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||off Barnegat, NJ -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
Naval Historical Center http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=qL4iAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ZLYFAAAAIBAJ&pg=1584,228922&dq=blimp+crash&hl=en http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Akron_
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