The world's worst air crash happened
last fortnight16 people killed in a T. A. T. Maddux trimotored Ford.
As a result, the Department of Commerce made a new flying rule. No
transport plane may fly lower than 500 ft. If trouble forces him that
low, the pilot must seek a landing place at once.
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