Canada: NEWFOUNDLAND: Death in the Fog

The wreck was only 22 miles southwest of the great international airport at Gander. There, beset by fog, a Douglas Skymaster of the Belgian Sabena Lines had crashed one morning last week, New York-bound from Brussels. In the dense forest and quaking muskeg it might as well have been in the Congo. Swiftly and efficiently, one of the most complicated rescues in flying history got under way.

Within three hours after the wreck was spotted, a Navy PBY dropped down on a lake three miles from the wreck. From the moored plane, a 13-man...

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