The Nation: Lost Horizon

When the twin-engine Cessna 310 disappeared somewhere between Juneau and Anchorage last week, it set off one of the most extensive aerial searches in Alaska's history. More than 70 airplanes and a sophisticated SR-71, the Air Force's highly developed reconnaissance plane, combed the majestically mountainous area and scanned the waters of Prince William Sound seeking traces of the six-passenger craft. The principal object of the search was House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, 58, who was in Alaska campaigning for Congressman Nick Begich. With Boggs and Begich in the plane were Begich's assistant, Russel...

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