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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 914
Last updated: 26 February 2020
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Date:11-AUG-1918
Time:
Type:Zeppelin LZ.100
Owner/operator:Imperial German Navy
Registration: L.53
C/n / msn: LZ100
Fatalities:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 miles off Ameland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
LZ-100 participated in 19 reconnaissance missions and four attacks on England, dropping 11,930 kg of bombs. She was intercepted and destroyed by a British Sopwith Camel (N6812, flown by Lt Culley) which took off from a lighter towed by the Destroyer HMS Redoubt, on 11 August 1918.



Sources:

Puget Sound Airship Society
German Air Raids On Great Britain 1914-1918 / Joseph Morris
http://landewers.net/luchtschepenNL1914-1918-deel2.pdf
https://books.google.nl/books?id=buiaej5-nPUC&lpg=PA30&ots=9XMYY4ej9v&dq=zeppelin%201918%20L53&hl=nl&pg=PA30#v=onepage&q=zeppelin%201918%20L53&f=false
https://www.luftschiff.de/2_luftschiffe/2_100.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2008 05:00 ASN archive Added
27-Jan-2008 12:00 JINX Updated
25-Oct-2011 13:12 harro Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Nov-2017 16:00 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2018 10:21 harro Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]

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