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Zeppelin Notlandung in Hannover, airship crash

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Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg May 1, 1937 May Day Germany Flight, Cologne Drop

ShareOn this day, 75 years ago, zeppelin airship LZ-129 Hindenburg was scheduled to fly from Frankfurt to Berlin and back to Frankfurt. This Germany Flight was in connection with the May 1 (May Day) celebrations, a public holiday in Germany. … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Goodyear Airship crashed at Germany – Absturz

ShareLast night (12 June 2011) at 8.30 p.m. local time, Goodyear airship “Spirit of Safety I”¬† G-TLEL¬† crashed at Reichelsheim, Hesse, Germany. While in flight, the airship caught fire. Three passengers managed to escape during the emergency landing, the pilot … Continue reading

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Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg crash cover from May 6, 1937

ShareFlying from Frankfurt, Germany to Lakehurst, NJ, USA, zeppelin LZ-129 HINDENBURG carried on the 1st North America Flight 1937 a total of 8 mail bags containing 17,609 cards, covers and parcels. When approaching Lakehurst, the airship burst into flames. Only … Continue reading

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Zeppelin LZ-5, Z-II strands at Weilburg, 100 years ago

Share 100 years ago, on April 25, 1910, German airship Zeppelin LZ-5, which was also known as military airship Z-II, stranded at Weilburg and was completely destroyed. Contemporary newspaper reports about that crash can be found here: http://www.weilburg-lahn.info/zeppelin/z2_3.htm And if … Continue reading

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USS Shenandoah – triumph and tragedy

ShareYesterday (September 3) in 1925, US airship USS Shenandoah crashed at southern Ohio. Today (September 4) in 1923, US airship USS Shenandoah made the first flight of one hour at Lakehurst, NJ. Source: http://www.ezeptalk.de/viewtopic.php?f=59&t=169#p571

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