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Federal Search Started by U.S. Authorities for Ring Smuggling Planes to Arab Countries

A Federal Government search for a ring of munitions smugglers allegedly attempting to ship war materiel from the United States to Arab states warring on Israel was revealed here after five crated planes were seized N.J., warehouse.

The planes, which were consigned by a mystery man who had given his name as to an Abyssinian company which disclaimed any knowledge of the shipment, to be loaded aboard an Egyptian vessel, the S.S. Mohammad Ali el Kabir. Francis B. Laughlin, Assistant Customs Collector at the Port of