Aeronautics: Odds & Ends: Jul. 20, 1931

Odds, Ends

¶Flying mail between Nanking and Ber lin, a plane and two pilots of Eurasia Corp. were forced down in a storm last fortnight. Another of the company's planes flew out to search, sighted the missing craft in the Mongolian desert. But when the rescuers glided low for a landing, a band of tribesmen shot at them, drove them up and away again. The searchers saw no sign of the stranded pilots.

¶Two months ago a flyer named Trist, onetime Royal Australian Air Force pilot, was lost...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!