Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg, last flight before crash at Lakehurst May 6, 1937

On April 27, 1937, LZ-129 Hindenburg made two flights: Flight number 61 departed Frankfurt at 8:25 a.m. to arrive back at Frankfurt at 3:24 p.m. A second shorter flight (flight number 62) departed Frankfurt at 4:20 p.m. to arrive back at Frankfurt at 6:43 p.m.

Card posted onboard LZ-129 Hindenburg on April, 27, 1937

These were the last flights before LZ-129 Hindenburg departed May 3, 1937 to the final 1st North America Flight which ended on May 6, 1937 at Lakehurst, NJ with the crash and  total loss of the airship.

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