Aeronautics: A Piece of Ice?

Ice formed on the wings. . . . Ice formed on the instruments and confused the pilot. . . . The pilot found himself suddenly too near the ground and jerked his controls too sharply, tearing off the wing. . . . A propeller blade snapped. . . . Those theories and many others were heard last week. But there was no final answer to the question: What caused the Transcontinental & Western Air plane crash in which Nation-famed Knute Kenneth Rockne and seven others were killed? (TIME, Apr. 6). The plane, a...

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