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20/05/1932 Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland


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1928 - Amelia Earhart


Today in History for Tuesday, May 20th


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".
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