Graf Zeppelin returns to New York after world tour 1929 - After an exhausting world tour over Berlin and Japan the airship returns via the west coast to New York where it received a big welcome and ticker parade.
October, The vast and intricate framework of zeppelin model LZ under construction at Friedrichshafen, Germany. With a gas capacity of cubic feet, and christened “Hindenburg,” she became the largest airship ever built.
Passengers relaxing on board the zeppelin Hindenburg, May Of the 97 people on board passengers and 61 crewmen), there were 35 fatalities passengers and 22 crewmen). One worker on the ground was also killed, raising the final death toll to