his diary that the extra passengers convoyed to Tikil where the Manila ferry waited in the harbor.
A four-engine American-military plane made a low pass at the airfield. It went around again like the DC-3, but it landed on half the runway. So strange that such a large aircraft could land on a shorter runway than a small aircraft, and Shingane recorded that fact in his diary.
Another plane made a low pass and landed. Through binoculars, Shingane read the words,
Stories Copyright 1999
by Steve Gastineau