July 17, 2011

July 17: Wrong Way Corrigan Takes Off, 1938

Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan took off from New York for California on July 17, 1938. Somehow he ended up in Ireland. There's reason to believe it wasn't an accident.

Read article here.

Pictured: Douglas Corrigan outside his plane, the Sunshine. Picture by U.S. Air Force, public domain.

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