Video of this morning’s Airlander incident

Video of this morning’s Airlander incident:

I have some additional information from sources at Cardington and elsewhere that I will post when, and if, permitted to discuss publicly.

Airlander Accident



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Ed Regis
Ed Regis

Re: <> It is relevant here to recall the crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at KSFO in July 2013. Video of the crash shows the airliner rotating about 330 degrees in the air, while sharply angled with respect to the ground, after striking the seawall short of the runway… Read more »

Roger Gunkel
Roger Gunkel

As a long term UK aviation nut, gliding instructor drone flier and having a  lifetime fascination with airships, I find it very sad that reports of the Airlander incident on it’s second test flight sensationalised it as a crash, with almost every media report linking it back to the Hindenburg… Read more »

Ed Regis
Ed Regis

CORRECTED: Re: “If anything, the incident with the Airlander is a testimony to the safety of airship travel, as we know what the consequences would have been of an airliner touching down with a 20 degree nose down angle. You certainly wouldn’t have seen the pilot scrambling out of the… Read more »