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...

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