Airplane Crash - Over The Mediterranean Sea 12/23/1923

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Over the Mediterranean Sea


Date12/23/1923
Time02:30
LocationOver the Mediterranean Sea
OperatorMilitary - French Navy
RouteToulon - Algiers
TypeZeppelin Dixmunde (airship)
RegistrationL-72
Aboard52
Fatalities52
Ground0
SummaryCrashed while on a flight from Toulon, France to Algiers, Algeria. The last known radio contact reported the ship nearly out of fuel and battling strong winds. Struck by lightning.

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