Auto Lights Save Planes Lost in Fog (Jan, 1933)

Auto Lights Save Planes Lost in Fog
Summoned by radio, 2,500 motorists lined an unused California field the other day to rescue two jog-bound Navy planes. While the cars’ headlights formed an improvised beacon, as shown above, a big transport craft found the flyers and led them to a safe landing. They had gasoline left for only twenty minutes’ flying and faced the prospect of diving through the fog to an almost certain crack-up

1 comment
  1. Bill says: April 25, 200810:38 pm


    these days it’s really froggy

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