Article in the local newspaper about this Hindenburg-type disaster the other week.
Hildegard Eckert, eyewitness: “I was sitting at the Piccin icecream parlour in Nieder-Olm when the sky darkened, the sun blotted out by this massive balloon as it inched closer and closer to the church spire. I could see what was going to happen – “Stop” I shouted “Get away from that pointy thing” I said “It’ll all come to no good”, but did they listen? No! They ignored me and then there was this popping noise and then there was this big BANG with bits of bodies strewn across the town. A finger even ended up in my Banana Split “Oh the humanity” I thought…..”