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    Passengers boarding an airship from a mooring mast- photo

    Passengers boarding the British R.101 airship from a mooring mast, c. 1929. On October 5, 1930, the airship crashed on its maiden voyage to France, killing 48 out of the 54 passengers and crew.

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    Nah, I don't think so...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlochala View Post
    Nah, I don't think so...
    The R101 wasn't an airship you wanted to board anyway...

    https://www.airships.net/blog/britis...g-48-day-1930/

    Nevil Shute Norway, the author, worked on the 101 and details some of the foulup in his autobiography, Sliderule.


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