AVIATION: Northwest Exit

A smoldering feud at Northwest Airlines blazed into the open last week. President Harold R. Harris resigned because of "basic and irreconcilable differences of opinion . . . between myself and a group who presently constitute a majority of the company's board of directors."

A veteran airman, Harold Harris, 58, was Chief of Staff for the Army's Air Transport Command in World War II, Pan American's chief of Atlantic operations when Northwest's board of directors hired him to take over 14 months ago. Under President Croil Hunter, who moved upstairs to board...

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