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"Look what you did! I can't believe what you did!"
Indiana Jones after his father almost kills the crewman[src]

A Zeppelin Crewman worked as a steward aboard D-138 in 1938. He helped a Gestapo agent and a drunken World War I pilot in their failed attempt to capture Indiana Jones and his father.

Biography Edit

In 1938, Indiana Jones and his father planned to escape Germany aboard the zeppelin D-138. Noting the presence of Vogel, Indy took the steward aside and knocked him out, taking his uniform and stashing his body. When he awoke, he alerted a Gestapo agent on board to the identity of the Joneses.

Along with the agent and a retired World War I pilot, the crewman chased after them but was almost killed when Henry Jones knocked him off the zeppelin's scaffolding. However, he managed to grab a beam and save himself. Henry Jones almost killing him prompted a shocked Indy to echo his father's earlier sentiments about his own slaying of the guards at Castle Brunwald. In the end, due to Indy's intervention, the crewman managed to avoid the same fate of the Gestapo agent and his accomplice.

Behind the scenesEdit

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The crewman and the Gestapo pursue the Joneses through the D-138.

The Zeppelin Crewman was played by the uncredited stuntman Graeme Crowther in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Crowther previously performed stunts in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. The film's script identified the character only as "Crew Member".

In the film's original script, written by Jeffrey Boam, the Gestapo and the World War One Ace were to be accompanied by more crewmen of the zeppelin but the character's role was largely the same.

The sequence in which the crewman and his partners chase the Joneses aboard the zeppelin was cut from the finished film but remains in the film's novelization. Although the sequence is also retained in the comic book adaptation, the Zeppelin Crewman is absent.