Hindenburg Disaster: Real Zeppelin Explosion Footage (1937) | British Pathéby British Pathé   7 years ago

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Witness the infamous Hindenberg disaster with this original archive footage of the Nazi airship, as it flew what would be its final voyage on Thursday, May 6, 1937. Check out the impressive shots of its flight over the landing ground of Lakehurst, New Jersey before it ultimately caught fire and came crashing to the ground.

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Footage of the Nazi airship catching fire, crashing and burning to the ground: This original footage from the British Pathé archive shows impressive shots of the Hindenburg flying overhead on Thursday, May 6, 1937, flying over its landing ground at Lakehurst, New Jersey, and then finally there is footage of the famous crash. 13 out of 36 passengers died, whilst 22 out of 61 crew members died, so many survived the disaster.

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