George C. Scott stars as a colonel assigned to ensure that no one sabotages the Hindenburg's transatlantic voyage in this suspense thriller about one of aviation's most infamous disasters.
- The actual site of the Hindenburg crash at Lakehurst Naval Air Station (re-established as the Naval Air Engineering Station, or "NAVAIR Lakehurst" for short) is marked with a chain-outlined…More
- The film includes clips from the actual newsreel footage of the airship's explosion and fire. The recording played just before the closing credits is the actual eye-witness account of news…More
- WLS radio announcer Herbert Morrison was present at the scene of the Hindenburg crash, along with his engineer Charlie Nehlsen, and recorded an eyewitness account of the unfolding tragedy.…More