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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. The wreckage after the disaster. Circa 05/10/1930

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Color Black & White
Keywords Airship,The Sky's the Limit,Up Up and Away,Aerospace,Disasters,Flying,Aircraft,1920s
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1929
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