LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin airship in flight. Crew members peer through open windows and open door. Name "Graf Zeppelin" painted on side of the airship. Ground crew sailors look up at LZ-127 in the air above Lakehurst. Ground crewmen surround the control bridge and cabin of the LZ-127, to stabilize and maneuver it on the ground. Views of Graf Zeppelin in flight over Lakehurst. It passes by a hangar.
German dirigible Graf Zeppelin during its flight to New Jersey, United States. Graf Zeppelin reaches Lakehurst in New Jersey after flight of more than 5000 miles. The dirigible during its flight in sky. Naval captain reads message and the radio man at the navy wireless control station. A big crowd looks at the dirigible awaiting since dawn. Graf Zeppelin drops its handling lines to the awaiting ground crews. It sails over the landing site.
German airship Hindenburg catches fire in Lakehurst, New Jersey. German airship Hindenburg in flight over Lakehurst, New Jersey after a trans Atlantic flight. It flies over the Lakehurst Naval Air Station as it prepares to land with passengers aboard it. Grounds crew lined up on the field. Airship crashes and catches fire while attempting to land at the Naval Air station. Airship burns as ground crew rush to rescue the passengers. The disaster killed 35 people. Steel frame structure of the airship as it burns.
Spectators walk beside the LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin airship, as ground crewmen maneuver it at the Naval Air Station, Lakehurst, New Jersey. Crewmen wave from rear gondola. Men look out from the window of cabin. U.S. Naval Lieutenant Commander Charles E. Rosendahl looks out from open cabin exit door. Robert Hartman, a newsreel film director exits with a camera around his neck, followed by other assengers, including Lady Drummond Hay and Karl Wiegand. A crowd is gathered around the exit door as passengers step down.
Smoke flare lit by ground crewman at Naval Air Station,Lakehurst,New Jersey. USS Los Angeles (ZR-3) airship, LZ-126, approaches for landing. Cables are dropped from ZR-3 and are seized by ground crewman who run with the lines. Cabin and control bridge touches ground while ground crewmen assist.
Hangar doors open at Lakehurst field in New Jersey. Two small blimp airships and the large German dirigible, LZ-127, Graf Zeppelin, are parked in the hangar.The USS Los Angeles (ZR-3), LZ-126, is parked outside the hangar. The small airships are removed to make room for the ZR-3. Then the ZR-3 is rotated by ground crews and moved nose-first into the hangar, next to the LZ-127, Graf Zeppelin. Crowds of visitors fill the hangar,as Hugo Eckener, of the LZ-127,is interviewed. Men at work in the hangar, replacing fabric on the damaged LZ-127. Crowd moves towards LZ-127. Graf Zeppelin airship.Lieutenant Commander Charles E. Rosendahl jumps from the cabin door of the Graf Zeppelin, disappearing into the crowd. Crewmen aboard the LZ-127 help a U.S. sailor to climb aboard.