The Terrifying, Deadly Airship Crash In New Jersey That Will Never Be Forgotten

One of the world’s most-watched disasters happened right here on New Jersey soil. As the public excitedly listened to the radio for news of the Hindenberg Airship’s landing in New Jersey, they heard something tragic and unexpected. Days later, the footage of the incident made international newsreels, and soon, the whole world was talking about what happened on a spring evening in New Jersey.

For information on touring the Hindenburg crash site (and learning quite a bit about airship travel), see the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society website, here.

Address: Hindenburg Disaster Memorial, 563 Saniuk Rd, Lakehurst, NJ 08733, USA