What Caused The Hindenburg Disaster

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Hindenburg was the last passenger aircraft of the world’s first airline. Hindenburg’s passengers could travel from Europe to North and South America in half the time of the fastest ocean liner, and they traveled in luxurious interiors that would never again be matched in the air; they enjoyed meals in an elegant dining room, listened to an aluminum piano in a modern lounge, slept in comfortable cabins, and could even have a cigarette or cigar in the ship’s smoking room. All that came to an end in 32 seconds because above the elegant passenger quarters were 7 million cubic feet of hydrogen gas. The Hindenburg disaster at Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937 brought an end to the age of the rigid airship. The disaster killed 35 persons on the

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