Incredible video of the Hindenburg in 1937 going up in flames

This footage from the British Pathe archive shows the Hindenburg flying peacefully around and then cuts to the mighty airship in flames as it hits the ground 2019년 12월 멜론 top100 다운로드.

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The incredible shot shows the airship exploding and disintegrating in less than half a minute in New Jersey, 1937 다운로드.

It had departed from Frankfurt, Germany, three days earlier and travelled at a speed of 85 miles/hour over the Atlantic Ocean. Of the 97 people on-board 35 perished as well as one member of the ground crew 다운로드.

“The incident shattered public confidence in the giant, passenger-carrying rigid airship and marked the end of the airship era.” (wikipedia)