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R38 Disaster


R38 Crash As no actual images of the disaster existed, the fated airship was sketched on a selection of local photographs, by skilled artists, to produce this montage.

Tail of the R38 in the River Humber
The crash of the R38/ZR2 resulted in the loss of 44 crew members when the airship broke-up at 17:37hrs on 24th August 1921. Only 5 survived the incident.

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