Milestones Jul. 26, 1999

DIED. DONALD ENGEN, 75, head of the National Air and Space Museum and a much decorated Navy pilot; when the glider in which he was a passenger crashed near Minden, Nev., while he was on vacation with his wife. A gliding enthusiast who headed the FAA in the 1980s, Engen oversaw the exhibition of such gems as the Spirit of St. Louis, which Charles Lindbergh flew across the Atlantic in 1927.

DIED. ERNST WYNDER, 77, pioneering physician and researcher who co-authored a landmark 1950 study linking cigarettes with lung cancer; of thyroid cancer; in New York City. Founder of the American...

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