Disaster on the Humber

Disaster on the Humber – 23 August 1921

On 23 August 1921, the R38 airship exploded over the River Humber, near Hull, and crashed into its waters. The R38 had been based at Howden and was going to be sold to the American military. The airship has set off on an acceptance cruise, carrying some of its American buyers, to Pulham, Norfolk, but […]