Scientists speculate that the LZ 129 Hindenburg was perfectly safe even though it was filled with hydrogen because it was air tight and no flame was present, however a natural phenomena referred to as "St. Elmo's Fire" which created small lightning bolts upon high up objects is thought to have created a small lightning bolt near the rear exhaust tube which then carried down into where the hydrogen was kept, allowing the hydrogen to mix with oxygen and an electrical charge causing the fire and di...
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