Aeronautics: Prayer? Luck?

Last week, on the eighth day after he had left Floyd Bennett Field, N. Y., for Warsaw, Polish-American Pilot Stanislaus Felix Hausner, too exhausted to talk, was rescued from his floating Bellanca by a tanker, 600 mi. off the coast of Portugal. Astonished airmen marvelled at his "dumb luck." Pilot Hausner's attractive wife, Martha, and the pastor of the Polish-Catholic Church in Newark, N. J., which they attended were joyful but not astonished. They remarked that Pilot Hausner had carried a medal of St. Christopher, patron saint of travelers.


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