AERONAUTICS: Fire & Detour

Twice, last week, were planes shot at from the ground. In the southern part of Colorado, an airplane of the Alamosa Airways, Inc., flown by a War pilot, Harry Miller, with two passengers, was brought down in Mosca Pass by rifle fire. One of the passengers, Eloise Noble, 16, schoolgirl, was killed. The pilot and other passenger, a friend of Miss Noble's, were badly shaken up. Assumption was that cattle rustlers had caused the tragedy.

The other affair was caused by the curiosity of Pilot Cy Bittner, flying west from Albany to Buffalo...

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