National Affairs: Shenandoah Investigation

The Naval Court of Inquiry investigating the wreck of the dirigible Shenandoah sat for a second week at Lakehurst, N. J. The chief testimony taken dealt with air conditions at the time of the disaster and the chief witness was Captain Anton Heinen, German Zeppelin pilot, for years employed as a pilot and tester by the Delag Co., makers of the German Zeppelins.

Lieutenant Anderson, aerologist of the Shenandoah, had told that he had advised Lieutenant Commander Lansdowne to change the course of the ship shortly before the accident occurred, but that Commander Lansdowne had demanded reasons for doing so and that...

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