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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 908
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1918
Time:
Type:Schütte-Lanz SL-20
Owner/operator:Marine
Registration: SL.20
C/n / msn: SL20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ahlhorn -   Germany
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
On 5 January 1918, a giant explosion in the air base in Ahlhorn tore through three halls, destroying four Zeppelins and SL-20. The incident was ruled an accident, although sabotage could not be discounted.

Sources:

Puget Sound Airship Society

Airshipwreck / L. Deighton, A. Schwartzman


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2008 05:00 ASN archive Added
27-Jan-2008 12:01 JINX Updated
22-Nov-2009 11:20 harro Updated

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