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LZ 129 Hindenburg was one of the largest airships in the history and a marvel of technology at the time. It was able to pass the Atlantic faster than fastest transatlantic ships and it did 34 times. It also marked the end of the Era of the Zeppelins.
The Zeppelin LZ 5 was a German experimental and military rigid airship. It was first flown on 26 May 1909. LZ5’s last flight was accident, when the mooring mast broke during a storm and wrecked near Weilburg on 25 March 1910. Read more about LZ 5.
The Zeppelin LZ 17- Sachsen was a German civilian passenger-carrying rigid airship first flown on 3 May 1913. It has transported 9,837 passengers in 419 flights, travelling 39,919 km. Later it was taken over by German military upon outbreak of World War I in 1914. It was decommissioned in autumn of 1916. Read more about Sachsen Zeppelin.
Zeppelin LZ 14 – L1 was a German military rigid airship first flown on 7 October 1912. This was the first Airship accident to cause fatalities. Read more about LZ 14.