Radio: Visibility Zero

Marine Captain George Roy Hill, on a routine training flight, was flying through a pea-soup fog toward Atlanta's Candler Airport. With the field socked in and his instruments out of order, he had to make his landing with the help of GCA (Ground Controlled Approach), the radar landing system. By voice radio, the operator on the field furnished Pilot Hill with simple verbal instructions, and Hill brought his plane in for a perfect landing—even though the field was so fogbound that a jeep sent out to lead him to a hangar was unable to find him.

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