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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 893
Last updated: 20 February 2019
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Date:14-MAY-1917
Time:
Type:Zeppelin LZ.64
Owner/operator:Heer
Registration: L.22
C/n / msn: LZ64
Fatalities:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Terschelling -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
LZ-64 participated in 30 reconnaissance missions and eight attacks on England, dropping 9,215 kg of bombs. She was destroyed by a British Curtis H12 Flying Boat near Terschelling on 14 May 1917 during a reconnaissance mission. All 21 crew members died in the crash.

Sources:

Puget Sound Airship Society

German Air Raids On Great Britain 1914-1918 / Joseph Morris
http://www.zeppelin-museum.dk/D/german/historie/historie.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2008 05:00 ASN archive Added
27-Jan-2008 10:41 JINX Updated
25-Oct-2011 13:06 harro Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Embed code]
20-Nov-2017 15:28 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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