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grand canyon - IDAHO STATB JOURNAl-T Wednesday, July 4, 1954 l...
IDAHO STATB JOURNAl-T Wednesday, July 4, 1954 l a t t e r is quite n k the ui^tit of Climbers Will Try to Reach Wreckage of United Airliner Ariz. i l T I -- Tra i climbers were mountain Grand of [he shiwt-! Canvuu today to attempt to reach l l u point wliere a United airliner CANYON VILLAGE, Canyon to make the dangerous detective state a it do iiu'rcial daimgd a i r d i s a s t e r which 128 lives. All efforts to reach the sceuc ot the wreckage of the United DC7 have failed thus far, but the bodies of two men and a woman found near Ihe bed of Ihe Little Colorado Colorado River were flown in a helicopter helicopter to the Grand Canyon airport airport [his morning. Warrant Officer Joseph Whatley, \vho had been in the canyon since Monday, said there were no other bodies in the area where the victims victims of the United plane were found. VETERAN CLIMBERS Remains of the 70 victims ot the TWA Super Constellation, which "positive evidence" shows collides with the UAL plane, were removed in 26 bags Monday and Tuesday and taken to Flagstaff, where a temporary morgue was being maintained. Identification experts believed positive identification identification may be impossible. Four veteran mountain climbers from Colorado made the trip into the canyon this morning and planned an attempt to reach the point of the UAL wreckage. They were Charles J. Pavlik and Fred Welsh, both of Denver aad mem- ben of the Colorado Mountain Club, and Raymond Batson and L. David Lewis, both of Boulder, members of the Rocky Mountain Rescue Club. Eigiit members of Switzerland's crack air-rescue squad left Zurich by plane today for the Grand attempt to reacli the UAL wreckage. wreckage. Seven of Ihe Swiss are expert expert Alpinists trained to parachute parachute onto snow and ice covered slopes to rescue mountaineers in distress. The eighth is one of Switzerland's "glacier pilots" who land their small aircraft on remote remote glaciers. GIVE UP ATTEMPT land, commander of the rescue mission, said as soon as the coroner coroner certified that all persons had died in the UAL crash, he would withdraw. McCauley's certification was expected today. A team of TWA officials, headed by Vice President Frank Busch, Kansas City, flew to the Ececs of the TWA crash. Busch said all Medic Bob Holder of the Al* ' )osslb1 ' piwes of wrec **» woul d 'be gathered up for examination and the group would remain until nmetime Friday morning. He said it was possible the company would be able to make some statement regarding the accident by Friday. According to Ryland, "there it positive evidence in the wreckage that tile two planes hit each other in midair." He said he "believed" paint scratches frdm the^ silver and blue plane are on the red- gray TWA wreckage. Force said that attempts were made Tuesday by United Air Lines representatives to scale the cliff to reach the DC7 debris. But, he said they had failed and the rock was "rotten" and made It impossible to climb. Coroner Shelby McCaley Hew over the area where the UAL plane went down. Capl. Byrd Ry. Steel Strike . Continued from Page 1) Chances of bringing both sides together this week appeared slim. Both union and management reused reused lo budge from their posi- ions in the stalemated contract ispute which led to the strike. The walkout has cut off 90 per cent of the nation's steel produc- ion and the segment of the industry industry unaffected by the dispute began raising prices In anticipa- ion of the eventual cost of settlement. settlement. The action signaled the iii- creases sure to accompany a strike-ending agreement. Copperweld Steel, one of the small producers which gained ex- ension of their USW contracts, mnoiinced an increase of $9 a ton m steel bars. Other firms which TYPEWRITER NEED SERVICE or REPAIR? 2284 A litile work on your typewriter can help you get a lot more typing work out. Phone us Southern Idaho'] ONLY Complete Stationery Stort

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  1. Idaho State Journal,
  2. 04 Jul 1956, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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