AERONAUTICS: Six, Five, Six

A Swedish pilot won the international race to rescue Polar Pilgrim Nobile (TIME, June 25), from the perils of the Arctic ice pack. Flying an Army Fokker equipped with skis, Lieutenant Einar Lundborg landed on moving ice, took aboard Gen. Nobile, carried the pilgrim to his base ship Citta di Milano and medical aid. Heroic General Nobile's radio messages asking expert advice for treating the injuries of his companion had failed to mention his own fractured leg. Five castaways, Italians, awaited rescue.

Gen. Nobile safe, Pilot Lundborg attempted a second relief flight. His Fokker crashed on the ice, overturned. Six castaways, Italian...

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