An Imperial Airways (British) liner bound out of Amsterdam for London was late, or would be if her pilot took time to climb aloft to his usual travel level. The big plane sped down the low Dutch coast. Some 80 miles past the Belgian border . . . Plud! ... a wild duck, hypnotized with fright, flew straight into a propeller of the roaring frame crossing its path. The liner had to descend. A message flashed to London brought a new propeller in a few hours by air. The passengers re-embarked and were...

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