This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)

category: Disasters

clue: He'd done it 170 times before, but bad things can happen when you pilot passengers while using hydrogen as a pick-me-up.

explanation: Pruss was the captain of the Hindenburg zeppelin when it burst into flames on its last voyage. It was his 171st flight over the Atlantic Ocean. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, and Joanna Woods


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