The Hindenburg trundles into the U. Navy hangar at Lakehurst, New Jersey, on May The rigid airship had just set a record for its first north Atlantic crossing, the first leg of ten scheduled round trips between Germany and America.
From 75 Years Since The Hindenburg Disaster, one of 34 photos. The German zeppelin Hindenburg flies over Manhattan on May A few hours later, the ship burst into flames in an attempt to land at Lakehurst, New Jersey,
Finishing touches are applied to the A/S Hindenburg in the huge German construction hangar at Friedrichshafen. Workmen, dwarfed in comparison with the ship’s huge tail surfaces, are chemically treating the fabric covering the huge hull.
local time, the German zeppelin Hindenburg burst into flames as it nosed toward the mooring post at the Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, New Jersey, on May The airship was still some 200 feet above the ground.