Clipped From The Indiana Gazette
Trip Trans-Continental Ends in Crash of --Neither Hurt. A f o i c e d landing and up in Johnston's wood--, near Blairaville, late yesterday afternoon, halted the lound-trip tians-continontal flight of J. Herman Banning and Thoma.- C. Allen, both ot Los Angeles, negro aviators. Motor t r o u b l e compelled Banning, w h o w a s at tiols, to land and as he was doing so, the plane clashed into ienco badly damaging tho craft. The fliers were u n i n j u r bul extensive icpaiis will be nee-eosaiy bcfoic the plane can be used again, they ^aid. Banning and Allen recently were feted in Harlem, New York, after making a flight f i o m Los Angclc?. They set out on the'r rctuin tnp from New York yesterday afternoon and at :J:00 P. M.'hopped off from Harri'burg, intending to land last night in Pittsburgh. The plane is owned by Samuel Moore of Los Angeles.