Hindenburg Disaster

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster, when on May 6th, 1937 the Zeppelin caught fire while docking at the… read more

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster, when on May 6th, 1937 the Zeppelin caught fire while docking at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. 35 people on the airship were killed as well as one member of the ground crew.

The Hindenburg was the first airship to regularly fly passengers between Europe and the United States.

Next is a five minute Universal Newsreel about the accident. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Hindenburg Disaster

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Program ID:
305403-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Lakehurst, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
Apr 28, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 30, 2012

Airing Details

  • Apr 28, 2012 | 11:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2012 | 4:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2012 | 3:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2012 | 6:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2012 | 7:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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