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The R101 Disaster - News Reports in Photographs

At the time of the R101 disaster most Daily newspapers carried artiles about the airship which included photographs and drawings. From the scrapbook of Mr. Gibbs several of the photographs and drawings have been reproduced here. To see an enlarged view please click on the drawing/photograph.

The Crash Scene at Beauvais

The Remains of the R101

More scenes of the disaster

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These pictures were taken from the scrapbook of Mr Charles Earl, grandfather of Mel Gibbs of Kempston Rural, Bedford.

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Prior to the Fateful FLight

Images of the debris

Depiction of the jobs on-board
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