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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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FACT FOOD #881

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

Destination

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

Inspiration

Hindenburg The Final Moments

The Hindenburg, Dr.Hugo Eckner’s greatest achievement. The day the massive floating fortress’ age of flying came to an end. Of the 97 people on board 62 survived the horrible disaster which no one could seem to uncover. 279 more words