Date: April 04, 1933
Time: 1230
Location: Off Barnegat, New Jersey
Operator: Military - U.S. Navy
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Goodyear-Zeppelin U.S.S. Akron (airship)
Registration: ZRS-4
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 76   (passengers:?  crew:?)
Fatalities: 73   (passengers:?  crew:?)
Ground: 0
Summary: While cruising at 1,600 feet off New Jersey, strong air currents droped the ship to 700 feet before leveling off. Before it could regain a safe height, it plummeted into the Atlantic Ocean. Decision by the commander to fly into a storm despite the presence of lightning.

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