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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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100 years Bordstempel – eZEP-newsletter April 2011

ShareDear Aerophilatelist, do you know what happened today in history 75 and 100 years ago? Well, 75 years ago, on 10 April 1936, LZ-129 HINDENBURG arrived back at Friedrichshafen, the airship was returning from the first South America Flight 1936, … 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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LZ-130 Graf Zeppelin II – Rare Colour Footage

ShareRare colour footage of the Graf Zeppelin II over Friedrichshafen in 1938, filmed by Goodyear Engineer Harold G. Dick. From the documentary “Hindenburg Disaster: Probable Cause.” The documentary mistook this footage as color footage of the Hindenburg. This is the … Continue reading

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