1944 DOCK EXPLOSION
We all know the story of how a gold brick fell through the roof of a Parsi, and he returned the gold brick!
Here are a few details:
In amongst the debris falling from the sky were the 28lb ingots of gold, one of the first to be found was picked up by Burjorji Motiwala a retired Parsee Civil Engineer. The ingot had crashed through the buildings corrugated roof, penetrated the floor of the balcony above and come to rest on his balcony in the corner. The bar was stamped Z13256 and was worth 90,000 Rupee’s, Mr Motiwala received a reward of 999 Rupee’s which he donated to the relief fund.
Courtesy : Minocheher Damania