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
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… 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
Alexey Belokrys

Congratulations Dan.

How one can see the full movie?

Norman Abell
Norman Abell

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