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Landon Chronicles (1950): Kenneth on When His Plane Stalled as They Flew Into a Volcano Near the Indonesian Islands (hour 76, clip 13)

 Digital Record
Identifier: LC76-13


  • Digitized: 1950


Summary Note

Kenneth arranged with Cochran to have a tour of the islands. Cochran had a Marine colonel with a two-engine Beechcraft, and a co-pilot, six feet four tall or more, and Kenneth toured Java. They flew over to a volcano, the highest mountain on the island. The plane ran out of gas and started going down, but the co-pilote managed to get gas flowing from another tank. Kenneth took pictures of the mountain but passed out momentarily as the plane was suddently thrown up into the sky when they got too close to the hot air of the volcano. (Length 2:30)

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