The cause of the crash is currently unknown.
Airships — the dirigibles often referred to as Zeppelins, from the German aircraft that had their heyday in the 1930s — are seeing renewed interest from a number of companies around the world.
Blimps may help drive down food cost in the Arctic.
Raytheon Canada is filing a complaint against Ottawa over being cut from a $250 million defense project.
Lockheed Martin is trying to break the dry spell on commercial hybrid airships by moving away from military customers.
A huge "lighter than air" craft may be able to combine the advantages of satellites and airplanes. The technology of tomorrow is enticingly close, but not quite here yet.
It's being released on September 22nd. No we cannot wait.