Transport: Crash Aftermath

Even before publicity-minded Senator Copeland, chairman of the Senate sub-committee on air safety, jumped into headlines insisting that "fullest knowledge" be given the public of last fortnight's United Air Liner crash in Utah (TIME, Oct. 25), four experts of the Bureau of Air Commerce with three assistants were converging on the scene of the wreck. Chairman of the investigating committee, Milton C. Foster, delayed proceedings two days by traveling to Utah by Pullman. Official findings are not likely to be released for many weeks, but last week the known facts of the accident...

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