Coverage of the loss of the mighty American airship, the Akron.
Full title reads: "America. 'Plucked out of the clouds and dashed against the sea.' Loss of the 'Akron' world's mightiest Dirigible and 73 lives - largest loss of life in air history - stuns the nation!"
United States of America (USA).
Shots of the Akron airship in flight.
Shots of the smaller J-3 airship taking off. (Voiceover continues as pictures cut out - the J3 was flying off to search for survivors from the Akron when it too crashed).
Shots of survivors being brought ashore.
Interview with officer - one of the three survivors of the Akron accident.