TRANSPORT: The Bottom Dropped Out

Ex-A.A.F. Gunner Charles Gorman, who was shot down in Rumania during the war, was in a civilian plane crash last week. Returning from the Cleveland Air Races with a former Army flyer and two young women, the light plane cracked up in the woods near Kenton, Ohio. Charles Gorman's three companions were killed; for about 40 hours he lay in the wreckage. Later, in a Kenton hospital, still woozy from the narcotics which eased the pain of his shattered left arm, he tried to tell what it had been like:

"I remember the bottom dropped out, and then dropped out...

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