AERONAUTICS: LOST

Major F. L. Martin, Commander of the World Cruise (TIME, Jan. 14, et seq.) was lost again with his plane-The Seattle. The three other planes were waiting ahead of him, 400 miles west, at Dutch Harbor (Alaska), while high winds and repairs delayed their chief at Chignik (Alaska). Before Major Martin left, he found it necessary to scrape 400 pounds of ice off his plane and thaw out his gasoline pump. The promise of calmer weather proved deceptive, and with reports of 100-mile-an-hour gales in the North Pacific, the second disappearance of...

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