Gordon Harwell Army

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MATHER FIELD - EVREUmGHJ BELAYED WEHGINE TROUBLE Three Army Planes Carrying Five Men Make Early Start From Sacramento MATHER FIELD Seeraraento December December 17 Three Army airplanes carrying five meri from the field here left early today on a flight to Eureka Eureka CsL The aviator planned to top at Marysvllle Redding and Wee - vervllla and to stop overnight at Eureka Ueutenant Gordon Harwell was In command of the flight Other pilots were Lieutenants Richard Lymer and Frederick Xrlckson They wer ao - companted by lieutenant Bmll Xll and Sergeant Raw MARTSVILUE December 17 - Three at 11J P M today for an air - mapping flight to Needles and return They expeoted to average about elghty - flv miles an hour In th 110 - mile airJllne flight and planned to return Thursday Colonel Harvey Burwell commanding commanding at Rockwell Field was much amused today at a message Which he reoelved from a telegraph operator operator at Meoca to whom a message had been sent asking If ther was a suitable landing place for abrplanes there The operator replied Population of this burg Is three

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 18 Dec 1918, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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