Caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast. At Naval Air Station Lakehurst.
On board were 97 people (36 passengers and 61 crewmen); there were 36 fatalities (13 passengers and 22 crewmen, 1 worker on the ground). The disaster was the subject of newsreel.
Coverage, photographs, and Herbert Morrison. Eyewitness reports from the landing field, which were broadcast the next day. A variety of hypotheses have been put forward for both the cause of ignition. The event shattered public confidence in the giant, passenger-carrying rigid airship.And marked the abrupt end of the airship era. The condition of the item, please refer to the original images. All questions should be asked in advance. The item "US 1936 Zeppelin mail US to Germany Via Airship \Hindenburg LZ 129 Airmail" is in sale since Thursday, April 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Stamps\United States\Covers\Postal History". The seller is "sascha_1951" and is located in Berlin. This item can be shipped worldwide.