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PLANE DOES HEADSTAND, BUT SKYBIRD ELLIS IS UNHARMED

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Roys A. Ellis, Jr. '40 and a passenger; E. G. Howes of Boston, narrowly escaped death when they were forced to land a Stinson monoplane on a short, narrow cinder stretch adjacent to the naval drydock in Sou8th Boston yesterday.

Ellis jammed the brakes so hard when he landed that the plane went over on its nose, tossing the pilot and Howes out of their seats.

Marines stationed at the drydock and soldiers from the army base hastened to the scene believing both men injured as the plane stood with its nose stuck in the cinder field.

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