German airship Hindenburg crashes and catches fire before landing at the Lakehurst Naval Air station in New Jersey.
Lakehurst New Jersey USA Date:1937, May 6 Duration:2 min 59 sec Sound:Yes
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.
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