Colonel William H. Councill, U.S. Air force, waves from the cockpit of his record-setting Lockheed P-80A-1-LO Shooting Star, 44-85123. (AP Wirephoto, Oklahoma Historical Society)

COUNCILL, WILLIAM H. (COL) / PILOT OF CROSS COUNTRY RECORD P-80: MISSING: Caption reads, Missing on a flight from Farmingdale, N. Y., to Langley air force base, Va., is Col. William H. Councill, who recently established a jet speed record by flying non-stop from Los Angeles to New York in 4 hours, 13 minutes. Staff Photo by AP Wirephoto. Original Photo UNKNOWN. Published on O-04-07-54.

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