Sailor dangles on cable beneath the U.S. Navy Zeppelin, USS Akron, following a mooring accident
San Diego California USA Date:1932, May 16 Duration:1 min 53 sec Sound:NO SOUND
View from the U.S. Navy Zeppelin, USS Akron (ZRS-4) as Sailor Charles (Bud) Cowart secures his position, suspended on a cable from the airship, 2000 feet above the ground following a cable ring failure that left three sailors dangling beneath the Akron, at Camp Kearny, San Diego, California.(The other two fell to their deaths.) Large group of sailors stand on ground below, watching. Crew of the Akron reel in the cable carrying Cowart and pull him aboard. View of Cowart, inside the Akron, calmly speaking of his experience.
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