AERONAUTICS: Diamond of Death

"The four planes formed a diamond over the landing field at Palomar. Major Dargue, piloting the New York at the head of the squadron, signaled to break up close formation for landing. Captain Woolsey, in the Detroit in number three position, and the New York, number two, turned out simultaneously, Woolsey to the left, Dargue to the right. The New York* continued as did the St. Louis, slightly higher and to the rear. The Detroit turned upward and away from the New York several hundred feet; then turned back to the right...

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