Airplane Crash - Near Johannisthal, Germany 10/17/1913

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Johannisthal, Germany


Date10/17/1913
Time10:30
LocationNear Johannisthal, Germany
OperatorMilitary - German Navy
TypeZeppelin L-2 (airship)
Aboard30
Fatalities30
Ground0
SummaryHydrogen gas which was being vented was sucked into the forward engine and ignited causing the airship to explode and burn at 3,000 ft..

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