Hindenburg Disaster on The Weather Channel this week

I enjoyed working on the Weather Channel’s “Top Ten Weather Disasters,” which is being broadcast this week.

The Hindenburg Disaster made their list and I used actual pieces of Hindenburg’s fabric and framework to explain how a spark jumped from the electrically charged fabric covering to the grounded metal framework.

Weather Channel - Dan Grossman - Aviation Historian

 

Weather Channel - Dan Grossman - Aviation Historian - Hindenburg Disaster

 

Weather Channel - Dan Grossman - Aviation Historian - Hindenburg Disaster

 

Weather Channel - Dan Grossman - Aviation Historian - Hindenburg Disaster

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Cliff B
Interesting pictures on your blog. I saw the one of you standing at NAS Lakehurst with the dirigible and the two blimp hangars in the background. As a young kid in the 1950’s I attended a number of inspections, etc. in the Blimp Hanger where NARTU was located. My father retired as an AMCM with about 30 years in 1967. As an E-6 (PO1) he was one or the original members of ZP-14, the Navy’s first Blimp (LTA) squadron at Lakehurst, and spent 1948-1958 at NARTU Lakehurst. He served under / served with many of the survivors from the Rigid… Read more »
Kenneth Allen

…am looking forward to watching this, Dan, but need to know-close as possible- when it will be shown?! Thank you.

Alexey Belokrys

Congratulations Dan.

How one can see the full movie?

Norman Abell

Great stuff, Dan. I will be watching this weekend. Norm

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