AERONAUTICS: City of San Francisco

Like the wreck of the Titanic, the crash of Transcontinental Air Transport's City of Sau Francisco in New Mexico last week was relatively one of the world's great commercial disasters. It was the first bad one on a U. S. Trans- continental air line. The great trimotored Ford with five passengers and crew of three flew west from Albuquerque, N. Mex., into an electrical storm and oblivion.

First presumption was that lightning had struck the plane, as it struck Major John Wood's plane at Needles, killing him. Relatives prayed for the passengers: Mrs....

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