Accident Airship “Erbslöh” , Wednesday 13 July 1910
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Date:Wednesday 13 July 1910
Type:Airship “Erbslöh”
Owner/operator:Rheinisch-Westfälische Motorluftschiff-Gesellschaft
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Pattscheid -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Leichlingen
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Exploded midair, hydrogen leaked from the envelope and came into contact with sparks from the engine, causing the gas to explode. Killing the captain Oskar Erbslöh, Max von Toelle, Rudolf Kranz, Hans Leo Höpp, and mechanic Joseph Spicks.


Nieuwe Tilburgsche Courant

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20-Mar-2020 15:42 Cobar Added
20-Mar-2020 15:43 Cobar Updated [Source]
20-Mar-2020 15:45 Cobar Updated [Phase]

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