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.
First flight of the dirigible USS Akron from Lakehurst, New Jersey to Washington DC. Airship floats in air, U.S. navy symbol and Akron written on it. The cabin at the bottom of Akron. Buildings and Potomac River shoreline seen from it. Views as it flies over the National Mall, the White House, the Washington National Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Main Navy and Munitions Buildings, and several Potomac River Bridges including the Memorial Bridge. Empty land seen at Gravelly Point where National Airport was later built. Passengers in the dirigible looking out the windows at the sights below. Control room, navigation captain and crew members talk, including good views of the ship's captain, Lieutenant Commander Charles E. Rosendahl, U.S. Navy. A cook checks on roasts cooking in an oven. Airship flies directly over Washington Monument. Views of Union Station from the airship, and then views from directly over the U.S. Capitol. Many views of the airship in flight taken from an adjacent airship or plane. Views of another U.S. city on the east coast, and then views of the airship flying over Manhattan Island. New York skyscrapers and skyline seen from the airship.
Crash of Hindenburg Zeppelin (airship) at Naval Air Engineering Station at Lakehurst in New Jersey, United States. Hindenburg Zeppelin (airship) in flight to New Jersey. Hindenburg come in for landing at Lakehurst, New Jersey. Crew makes preparation for landing on the ground. Landing lines are dropped form the Hindenburg. Hindenburg Zeppelin bursts into flames and falls to earth. Large smoke rises. Firefighters battle the flames. Remains of worlds largest airship. Ruins of Hindenburg after flames have been extinguished. Wreckage of engines of the large Zeppelin. Nose of the Zeppelin.
German rigid airship LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin is moored in Lakehurst, New Jersey. The nose of the airship. Full view of the airship. The tail of the airship. 'D-LZ 127' written on the airship. People in the foreground look at the Zeppelin. A mast in the background. The airship approaches the mast.
First flight of the dirigible United States Ship Akron from Lakehurst, New Jersey and over New York. Airship floats in air, U.S. Navy symbol and Akron written on it. Buildings, river bridges and ships anchored at harbor can be seen. Navigation pilot and other officers of the crew in the control room. Buildings and waterfront of Manhattan.
The Zeppelin LZ-129, Hindenburg, airship in flight over Lakehurst New Jersey upon arriving on its first flight to the United States. View of huge tail fins with Nazi swastika emblem. Airship being moored at Lakehurst Naval Air Station . Ground crew maneuvers the airship. Side of airship shows letters 'Hindenburg'. Hindenburg moored to tower at Lakehurst base.