FOKKER F28 The Fokker F28, a new turbo-jet passenger-transport, manufactured together by Germany, Holland, and England, goes on display in Bremen. Special brakes and tires allow short takeoffs and landings.
CARRIER SAILS In San Francisco, the carrier Yorktown takes on a full complement of jet fighters and sails on an undisclosed mission, as the Navy goes on the alert, dispersing its forces for action to meet world crisis.
DELTA JET CRASHES The R.A.F.'s delta-wing Vulcan bomber crashes in landing, as it completes a 26,000 mile flight, at an average speed of over 500 m.p.h. The loss of the big bomber is a sharp set-back to Britain's air expansion program.
GRAPHIC SCENES AS AIRLINER DITCHES Scenes of the ditching of a Stratocruiser airplane with 31 aboard, 1,000 miles out from San Francisco. Films made from a Coast Guard cutter standing by record the big plane's plunge into the Pacific, and the rescue of the passengers and crew.
PLANE HITS TOWER 4 die, 17 are injured when a private plane hits an 800 foot radio tower in New Jersey and spins down into an apartment house. More than a hundred in the house were menaced by flaming gasoline and flying wreckage.
NIXON FLIES TO AUSTRIA Vice Pres. Richard Nixon leaves for Vienna as Pres. Eisenhower's personal emissary, to survey the Hungarian refugee problem and speed procedures for admitting 21,000 refugees, now authorized to enter.
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