Caldwell, OH Dirigible SHENANDOAH Crashes, Sep 1925

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COMMANDER LANSDOWNE OF THE SHENANDOAH AMONG DEAD.

REPORT RECEIVED AT COLUMBUS, OHIO, SAYS BODY OF COMMANDER OF DIRIGIBLE, FOUND IN SECTION OF SHIP WHICH LANDED NEAR SHARON -- OTHER VICTIMS.

Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 3. (AP) -- Commander ZACHARY LANSDOWNE, commander of the Shenandoah, was killed when the giant ship crashed near Caldwell, Ohio, early this morning, according to a report received here at 9:10 a.m.
According to information which came from newspaper men in Caldwell, Commander LANSDOWNE'S body was found in the portion of the ship which landed near Sharon, Ohio.

Those On Board Airship.
In addition to Lieutenant Commander ZACHARY LANSDOWNE of Greenville, Ohio, flight captain, the other officers aboard were:
Lieutenant Commander LOUIS HANCOCK, Austin, Texas, executive officer.
Lieutenant Commander CHARLES E. ROSENDAHL, Cleburne, Texas, navigator.
Lieutenant J. B. LAWRENCE, St. Paul, Minn., senior watch officer.
Lieutenant A. R. HOUGHTON, Allston, Mass., watch officer.
Lieutenant ROLAND G. MAYER, Seattle, Wash., repair officer.
Lieutenant E. W. SHEPPARD, Washington, D. C., engineer officer.
Lieutenant C. E. BAUCH, Dorchester, Mass., watch officer.
Lieutenant T. C. HENDLEY, Columbia, Tenn., communication officer.
Lieutenant J. B. ANDERSON, Hyattsville, Md., aerological officer.
Colonel CHALMERS G. HALL, army air service, attached as officer to the naval air station at Lakehurst.
Others on board were:
W. W. RICHARDSON, (no address given), chief photographer.
LOUIS E. ALLELY, Logan, Ohio, aviation chief rigger.
EVERETT P. ALLEN, Omaha, Neb., aviation chief rigger.
FREDERICK J. TOBIN, Arlington, Mass., aviation pilot.
FRANKLYN E. MASTERS, Akron, O., aviation pilot.
RALPH T. JEFFRAY, St. Louis, aviation rigger, first class.
HENRY L. BOSWELL, Bagdad, Fla., rigger, first class.
JOHN T. HAHN, Philadelphia, ship's cook, first class.
JOHN F. McCARTHY, Freehold, N.J., aviation chief rigger.
ARTHUR E. CARLSON, Moscow, Idaho, aviation chief rigger.
FRANK L. PECKHAM, Frontstone, Md., aviation chief rigger.
JAMES H. COLLIER, Lakewood, N. J., aviation chief rigger.
_______ DONOVAN, (no address given), chief boatswain's mate.
RICHARDSON WILSON, Yakima, Wash., seaman, second class.
WILLIAM A. RUSSELL, Brooklyn, N. Y., aviation chief machinist's mate.
WALTER JOHNSON, Minneapolis, aviation chief machinist's mate.
________ COLEMAN, (no address given), aviation chief machinist's mate.
AUGUST C. QUENHEIM, Lakehurst, N. J., machinist's mate, first class.
RALPH JONES, Los Angeles, aviation machinist's mate, 1st class.
BENJAMIN O. HERETH, Clatonia, Neb., aviation machinist's mate, first class.
BARTHOLOMEW H. O'SULLIVAN, Lowell, Mass., aviation machinist's mate, first class.
JAMES W. CALLINAN, Blighamton, N. Y., aviation pilot.
WILLIAM H. SPRAFTEY, Venice, Ill., machinist's mate, first class.
CELESTINO P. MAZZUCCO, Murray Hill, N. J., aviation machinist's mate, first class.
CHARLES H. BROOME, Tom's River, N. J., aviation machinist's mate, first class.
JOSEPH SHEVLOWITZ, Brooklyn, N.Y., aviation machinist's mate, first class.
CHARLES SOLAR, Indianapolis, aviation machinist's mate, first class.
JAMES A. MOORE, JR., Savannah, Ga., aviation machinist's mate, first class.
GEORGE C. SCHNITZER, Tuckerton, N. J., chief radio man.
HENRY A. BALLARD, Gordo, Ala., aviation machinist's mate, second class.
SHINE S. HALLIBURTON, Macon, Ga., assistant engineer officer.
RAYMOND COLE, Lima, Ohio, radio officer.

Colonel HALL, who is a balloon observer and airship pilot, has been an army specialist in lighter than air craft by virtue of his long experience in that branch of aviation. His home is in Salisbury, N.C., but he had taken up temporary residence at Lakehurst.

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