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Jett- Jett • 2 years ago

The Hindenburg disaster took place on Thursday, May 6, 1937, as the German passenger airship caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. Of the 97 people on board, there were 36 fatalities including one death among the ground crew.

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