Goodyear Blimp ‘Overloaded’ In Germany Crash

Credit: German BPU
A highly experienced pilot of a Goodyear-branded airship that fell to the ground in flames in Riechelsheim, Germany, in June 2011 appears to have been responsible in part for the errors that led to the fatal crash during a safety tour across Europe, sponsored by the American tire company. According...

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