80 years ago today in Lakehurst, N.J. the Hindenburg Airship caught fire while docking at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station.  The accident claimed the lives of 36 people.

Here are the front pages of the Scranton Times from May 6,1937 the Special Extra and Market Extra.


May 7, 1937 


To read more about the tragedy visit “The Hindenburg 75 years later” from Star-Ledger of new Jersey.

Newsreel of the tradegy

– Brian