Accident Airship “Erbslöh” , 13 Jul 1910
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234171
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Type:Airship “Erbslöh”
Owner/operator:Rheinisch-Westfälische Motorluftschiff-Gesellschaft
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
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

Revision history:

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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