logo

Video encyclopedia

20/05/1932 Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland

2:39

Never Before Seen Amelia Earhart Film Found | National Geographic

0:18

1928 - Amelia Earhart

1:33

Today in History for Tuesday, May 20th

2:06

Amelia Earhart Departs on Solo Flight Across Atlantic, May 20, 1932

After a flight lasting 14 hours, 56 minutes during which she contended with strong northerly winds, icy conditions and mechanical problems, Earhart landed in a pasture at Culmore, north of Derry, Northern Ireland. The landing was witnessed by Cecil King and T. Sawyer. When a farm hand asked, "Have you flown far?" Earhart replied, "From America".
    Explore contextually related video stories in a new eye-catching way. Try Combster now!