Why did the Airlander 10 crash?
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Airlander 10: Report reveals cause of world's longest aircraft crash

The world's longest aircraft, Airlander 10, crash-landed after climbing to an excessive height because its mooring line became caught on power cables, a report has found. T

The 302ft (92m) long aircraft, which is part plane and part airship, nosedived after a test flight at Cardington Airfield in Bedfordshire on 24 August.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said the line was hanging free after a first landing attempt had failed.

No-one was injured.

  • 09 Mar 2017