Aeronautics: Akron Aftermath (Cont'd)

¶ Practically any course chosen by the late captain of the U. S. S. Akron, other than the one he did choose, might have taken the ship out of danger.

¶ The Akron's aerologist (who went down with his ship) had predicted thunderstorms "but had no doubt of the ship's ability to avoid bad weather."

¶ The one surviving officer believes the ship was broken by striking the water. The two surviving enlisted men believe she was broken by wind a few moments before she hit the sea.

¶ Before casting off for...

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