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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 865
Last updated: 10 April 2019
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Date:01-FEB-1916
Time:
Type:Zeppelin LZ.54
Owner/operator:German Imperial Navy
Registration: L.19
C/n / msn: LZ54
Fatalities:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Ameland -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
LZ-54 participated in one raid on England on 31 January 1916, dropping 1,600 kg of bombs. With three engines failing, she came under Dutch fire and sank in the North Sea, drowning all crew members as the nearby English fishing trawler King Stephen refused to come to their assistance.

Sources:

The Zeppelin in Combat: A History of the German Naval Airship Division by Douglas H. Robinson


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2008 05:00 ASN archive Added
27-Jan-2008 10:39 JINX Updated
03-Apr-2010 03:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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