TEXAS: A Routine Landing

Like a canoe in the path of a battleship, a light plane was brushed by a DC-6 airliner coming in to land with 55 passengers at Dallas one morning last week. The light plane crashed and its two occupants were killed. Damage to the airliner: one nicked propeller, a severed radio antenna. Said the pilot: "We just saw a quick flash of metal and felt a slight bump. I asked the tower what hit us. Then we made a routine landing."

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