Foreign News: Death of Bokanowski

"Journalists insinuate that I never fly because I am unwilling to risk my life. You see that an air voyage has no terrors for me."

Thus, spoke one day last week M. Maurice Bokanowski, Minister of Commerce and Aviation, director of the Postal Service. A few minutes later he stepped into an airplane which rose unsteadily to an altitude of 300 feet. Suddenly a sheet of flame shot from the motor. The plane crashed down in flames. Two hours later M. Bokanowski's body was extricated from the twisted steel.

Newspapermen, awkward and embarrassed, informed Mme. Bokanowski, who was playing golf just outside Paris...

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