This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Left side view of German airship Zeppelin LZ 129 "Hindenburg" burning upon its approach to NAS Lakehurst, New Jersey, May 6, 1937. U.S. Navy sailors, preparing to grab for tether lines on the ground, run for safety as they watch the airship fall to the ground. The rear half of the airship is engulfed in flames.