Zeppelin LZ 14 - L 1

Zeppelin LZ 14 – L1 was a German military rigid airship. It was first flown on 7 October 1912. On 9 September it was brought down into the North Sea during a thunderstorm. This was the first Zeppelin accidents with fatalities. Today this accident is known as Helgoland Island Air Disaster.

Picture of LZ 14 - L 1 Zeppelin
Picture of LZ 14 - L 1 Zeppelin
NameZeppelin LZ 14
Other Name(s)L 1
Construction NumberLZ 14
Tactical NumberingL 1
RoleMilitary airship
National OriginGermany
ManufacturerLuftschiffbau Zeppelin
First Flight7 October 1912
StatusDestroyed on 9 September in accident
RemarksThe first Airship accident to cause fatalities