FOREIGN RELATIONS: It Can't Be Helped

At 11:19 P-m., the search and rescue unit of the Hawaiian Sea Frontier picked up the distress signal. A converted Army B17, Honolulu-bound from Kwajalein, was running out of fuel 100 miles west of Barbers Point. In the control tower on Oahu, controlmen listened to the calm voice of disaster: "Number Three Engine is out at 2,200 feet. . . . Two and Three Engines dead at 1,400 feet . . . losing altitude. ... I'd better go ahead and set down while I have two engines. . . ." There was a...

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