AERONAUTICS: Unshaken Confidence

An airplane operated by a French company on the London-Paris route caught fire in the air and crashed in flames to the ground. Among the six victims were Mr. Laurence Schwab of Oelrichs & Co., New York, Yale graduate and well known business man, and Miss Juanita Bates, young society woman of Ithaca, N. Y.

Shocking as an occasional disaster is, the margin of safety is large and increasing. And public confidence appears unshaken. The day after the accident 13 transport machines traveled over the same airway, carrying practically a full complement of...

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