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03/04/1933 First flight over Mount Everest


Douglas-Hamilton flies over Everest 80-years after first flight


Wings over Everest 1934


Fly Over Everest

RAF pilots David McIntyre and Douglas Douglas-Hamilton became first men to fly over the highest mountain in the world. They used a two-seat general-purpose biplane, Westland Wallace. It didn't have a pressurized cabin but was fitted with heating and oxygen equipment. The cockpits were fully enclosed.
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