Airplane Crash - Over The North Sea 09/09/1913

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Over the North Sea


Date09/09/1913
Time18:30
LocationOver the North Sea
OperatorMilitary - German Navy
TypeZeppelin L-1 (airship)
Aboard20
Fatalities14
Ground0
SummaryThe airship flew into a thunderstorm and encountered a severe downdraft crashing 20 miles north of Helgoland Island into the sea. The ship broke in two and the control car immediately sank drowning its occupants.

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