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Werner Franz, Last Surviving Hindenburg Crew Member, Has Died

Posted August 29, 2014 by Dan Grossman

The last surviving crewmember from the Hindenburg Disaster has died at the age of 92. He was just days shy of his 15th birthday when the airship crashed.

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The LZ-129 Hindenburg, the famous Zeppelin, at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in 1936.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: March 4th

Posted March 4, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

American Airlines begins DC-4 cross country flights, the Hindenburg makes its first flight, Herbert Hoover becomes the first civilian to break the sound barrier, and more…






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On This Day in Aviation History: May 6th

Posted May 6, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Hindenburg Disaster in Lakehurst, New Jersey ends the era of the airship. Several firsts, such as PSA’s inaugural flight, United’s flights between NY and San Francisco, first flight of the P-47 Thunderbolt, and TWA’s delivery of the Boeing 307 Stratoliner, and more…






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