LINDBERGH LANDING ON THIS DATE IN 1927

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lindbergh in paris

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On the evening of May 21, 1927, 33 hours, 30 minutes later, Charles
Lindbergh had crossed the coast of France, followed the Seine River
to Paris and touched down at Le Bourget Field where a waiting crowd
of 100,000 rushed the plane.
He had achieved the first solo non-stop transatlantic flight, New York to Paris.


Lindberg after the flight
Charles Lindbergh beside the Spirit of St. Louis after landing in Paris.

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