Secrets of the Dead
Recently Discovered Letter Anticipates Hindenburg Problems
Clip: Season 19 Episode 4 | 2m 13s
A recently discovered letter reveals that Captain Ernst Lehmann, the world's most experienced Zeppelin pilot, knew about the Hindenburg's damaged gas bag and it's crude repairs. Not anticipating catastrophe, these specific problems led Lehmann to fly on the infamous airship's trans-Atlantic flight because he worried there would be a problem that the staff and crew may not be equipped to handle.
Aired: 11/10/21 |
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