Curiosity: What Destroyed The Hindenburg

There are dozens of theories about how German passenger ship the LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and exploded on 6 May, 1937. Three quarters of a century later, there is still no clear answer. Now, a team of aeronautical engineers will build three perfectly accurate 50-feet (over 15 metres) replicas and put the leading theories to the test to find what really destroyed it.

 

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