|Dramatic air collision between aircraft and airship|
Oblt Flatz of Austrian Army, Henri Farman HF.20, collided with the KuK Militärluftschiff M.III (Parseval), 20.06.14, over Fischamend airfield. M.III engaged in a photo mission and a/c too close above the airship and with acrobatic pass, or, according J.Mortane engaged in a mock air attack. The hot exhaust pipes caused the explosion of the hydrogen balloon. All crew of M.III (7 airmen, Hptm Hauswirth kdt) and of the a/c killed (Lt Puchta observer).
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|Rank||First Name||Name||Country||Air Service||Victories||Sources||Detail||Units||Death||Note||Other Sources|
|Oblt||FLATZ||Austria||Kuk LFT||1||J.Mortane||20/06/1914||HF.20, 1 airship (collision), crew killed.||0|
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