Zeppelin LZ 16

The Zeppelin LZ 16 - Z IV was a German military rigid airship. It was first flown on 14 March 1913. On 3 April 1913 accidentally crossed the French border due to a navigational error caused by poor visibility. LZ 16 landed on the cavalry parade ground at Lunéville, allowing the French to perform a detailed examination. In August 1914 it was used for reconnaissance over East Prussia and bombed Warsaw on 24 September 1914. Also it was used for training before being decommissioned in the autumn of 1916.

Picture of LZ 16 - Z IV
Picture of LZ 16 - Z IV
NameZeppelin LZ 16
Other Name(s)Z IV
Construction NumberLZ 16
Tactical NumberingZ IV
RoleMilitary airship
National OriginGermany
First Flight14 March 1913
StatusDecommissioned in the autumn of 1916