Aeronautics: Lost & Found

Airmen missing in remote regions, or searching for persons lost there, make international news. Last week there were three such news stories:

Green Hell. About a month ago Count Edmondo di Robilant and Mechanic Mauranta Quaranta left Sao Paulo, Brazil in a fast Fiat pursuit plane, to reconnoitre a prospective air line to Bolivia. Forced down on a tiny clearing in a green hell of jungle, near the bank of the Paranapanema River, the two men set out on foot. They lost their map and compass. A box of crackers, their only food besides...

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