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Blimp Explosion in Germany

The pilot of an airship died when the craft burst into flames as he was trying to land at an airfield in Germany on Sunday. The three passengers managed to jump to safety and were unhurt.

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An airship burst into flames and fell out of the sky in Germany on Sunday evening, killing the pilot, but the three passengers managed to leap to safety and were unhurt, police said.

The blimp, part of an advertising campaign for the Goodyear tire company, was about to land at an airfield in Reichelsheim in western Germany when fire broke out in both engines, according to media reports. . .

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