DISASTERS: Can You See Many Lights?

The football season had been a bleak one for California State Polytechnic College, the pride of the California mission city of San Luis Obispo—five games lost and only one victory. All the same, an adventurous excitement built up as the squad got ready for its one big faraway fling of the year, a game with Bowling Green State University near Toledo, Ohio. After recoiling at the cost of a four-engined plane, the school settled on a charter from Arctic-Pacific Airlines ($7,700) in a C-46, a tired, twin-engined relic of World War II....

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