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I believe travel is essential to a writer, and therefore travel extensively all over the world both professionally and privately. I am deeply interested in drama and religion of other countries -- the two are usually inseparable -- and most recently in the study of Balinese culture. I am also fascinated by all aspects of commercial flying, airlines, and airliners.
Disappeared with two others---some say under mysterious circumstances---on July 7, 1979, while flying from Anchorage, Alaska, to Kodiak Island, Alaska. The single-engine, chartered airplane carrying Mackintosh (39), his girlfriend, Susan Insole (29), and British Airways pilot, Graham Barber, took off for an "adventure holiday." Three hours later, Barber sent an S.O.S. saying the plane was losing ...