When a military plane, on which Jessica's husband's was a crew member, is found, she and the other surviving members go to the Air Force base where the plane is being returned. When they arrive, they discover that a member of the crew, who supposedly jumped with the rest of the crew, was actually murdered. So an investigation ensues and the man investigating makes all the members take a polygraph test and, when they all pass, he concludes that Jessica's husband is the one who killed him. Jessica, not believing that, sets out to prove her husband's innocence. And she discovers a few oversights the investigator made but not enough to convince him of her husband's innocence.
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The vintage "Dixie Damsel", one of the few "Air Fortress" still in mechanical order for flight, was flown into Burbank from where the airplane is berthed in Idaho State. See more
Good news from Alaska, where earlier this week search-and-rescue teams of the United States Air Force found the crew of a C-97 cargo transport, downed last week in a raging blizzard hundreds of miles west of Anchorage. Stranded on the slopes of the Kuskokwim Mountains near Stony River, the crew of the Dixie Damsel has little to protect them from the 10-below-freezing snow and sleet, except Yankee guts and ingenuity. Still missing are the flight engineer Sergeant Peter ...
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