Incident Zeppelin LZ.105 L.58, Saturday 5 January 1918
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Date:Saturday 5 January 1918
Type:Zeppelin LZ.105
Registration: L.58
MSN: LZ105
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ahlhorn -   Germany
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On 5 January 1918, a giant explosion in the air base in Ahlhorn tore through three halls, destroying four Zeppelins (including LZ-105) and one other airship. The incident was ruled an accident, although sabotage could not be discounted.


Puget Sound Airship Society

Airshipwreck / L. Deighton, A. Schwartzman

Revision history:

23-Jan-2008 05:00 ASN archive Added
27-Jan-2008 12:01 JINX Updated
22-Nov-2009 11:20 harro Updated

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