Transport: Lost Over Fresno

In Manhattan last week Transcontinental & Western Air engineers were awarded National Air Board's annual safety prize bestowed on them for a directional radio device designed to keep planes from getting lost. Few smiles, however, creased the faces of the accepting T. W. A. group for at exactly that moment T. W. A. men in California were searching desperately for one of their own planes.

With six passengers and crew of three, T. W. A.'s 14-seat, twin-motor, Douglas DC<sub>2</sub> took off at 6:30 one evening from San Francisco to Winslow, Ariz. It turned...