A Polar Exploration

1928 Airship Italia 25.05.1928 After completing two successful scientific expedition in the Arctic regions, Airship Italia crashed on the pack about 120 km northeast of Nordaustlandet, Svalbard (81°14 N 28°14 E), on its return journey from the first airborne circling of the North Pole. Nine survivors and one fatality were left on the floating ice, […]