Accident Zeppelin LZ.54 L.19,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 865
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Date:Tuesday 1 February 1916
Type:Zeppelin LZ.54
Owner/operator:Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial German Navy)
Registration: L.19
Fatalities:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off Ameland, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Todern (Tønder)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.


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

Revision history:

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]
22-Apr-2019 17:06 Cobar Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Feb-2021 20:01 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
12-Jun-2022 09:42 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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