Date: March 27, 1985
Location: Belleville, IL
Newspaper: The Belleville News-Democrat
Members of Wings of Hope, a non-profit group that flies around the world providing medical and other services, check one of their airplanes at St. Louis Downtown Parks Airport in Cahokia. The group plans to fly the Cessna 206 this week to Zaire in Africa to deliver food and medical supplies to starving people there. The members, from left, are Ed Schertz of Cahokia; Bob Mihalik of Belleville; Keith McCrary of Perryville, Mo., and Edgar Applegate of Ferguson, Mo.