A crashed Friedrichshafen two-seat reconnaissance seaplane rests precariously atop one of the taller buildings near its base. Germany, 1918.

A crashed Friedrichshafen two-seat reconnaissance seaplane rests precariously atop one of the taller buildings near its base.

Albania, 1916, World War I, Capture of an Italian seaplane in Vallona on the Albanian coast, Italian Navy towing of the seaplane to the Vallona harbour, in 'Le pays de France', 4-20-1946.

Albania, 1916, World War I, Capture of an Italian seaplane in Vallona on the Albanian coast, Italian Navy towing of the seaplane to the Vallona harbour, in 'Le pays de France', 4-20-1946.

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A ditched British seaplane sinking into the sea.

A ditched British seaplane sinking into the sea.

A crashed Friedrichshafen FF.49 two-seat reconnaissance seaplane pokes out of the top of one of the taller buildings near its base in Germany (1918). You can just make out the “lozenge camouflage” pattern on the aircraft’s tail which was used from late 1916 until the end of the war. [660 × 1024]

A crashed Friedrichshafen FF.49 two-seat reconnaissance seaplane pokes out of the top of one of the taller buildings near its base in Germany (1918). You can just make out the “lozenge camouflage” pattern on the aircraft’s tail which was used from late 1916 until the end of the war. [660 × 1024]

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WWI covered live on Twitter: "June 27 1915 Recent photo of a military biplane that crashed into a tree in France, pilot OK http://t.co/4sb7ipbdkn http://t.co/UZI8a7BC1J"

WWI covered live on Twitter: "June 27 1915 Recent photo of a military biplane that crashed into a tree in France, pilot OK http://t.co/4sb7ipbdkn http://t.co/UZI8a7BC1J"

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First World War, Belgium. A French pilot makes a forced landing on its own ground after a failed attack on German Zeppelin in Brussels, The plane, a biplane, stays the trees now. Soldiers are climbing the tree.

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A German Friedrichshafen seaplane crashed into a building in Germany, 1918 Picture: REUTERS/Archive of Modern Conflict London

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