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What Really Caused the Hindenburg Disaster? | Live Science

When the massive Hindenburg airship made its debut, it was heralded as the future of luxury air travel, but after a trans-Atlantic flight on May 6, 1937, the German passenger airship was suddenly engulfed in flames and crashed as it attempted to land at the Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, New Jersey. 41 more words

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In the 2001 Connie Willis novel ‘Passage’, there is a mention of Hindenburg disaster as it happens to be the favourite disaster of the character Maisie, who has a penchant for famous disasters. 30 more words


The end of an airship

On the 6th of May, 1937, airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and exploded during its landing procedure at Naval Air Station Lakehurst, New Jersey. 144 more words