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MX3566791638

The British R101, the biggest rigid airship of her day, was completed in 1929 as part of the Imperial Airship Scheme. After initial flights it crashed on 5 October 1930 in France during its maiden overseas voyage, killing 48 people. Sir Sefton Brancker, Director of Civil Aviation (right), who was killed in the disaster. Circa 1929

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Color Black & White
Keywords Airship,Mature Men ,The Sky's the Limit,Up Up and Away,Pilot,Pride,Exhilaration,Excitement,Aerospace,Disasters,Flying,Aircraft,1920s,Two People
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1929
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Image ID:
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