This Day in History:”Wrong Way” Corrigan Flies from New York to Ireland (1938)

This Day in History:
“Wrong Way” Corrigan Flies from New York to Ireland (1938)

In 1938, American aviator Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan made his infamous, unauthorized transatlantic flight from New York to Ireland. He claimed that during a planned flight to California, foggy conditions and a misread compass made him fly thousands of miles in the wrong direction without noticing. In the years leading up to his “navigational error,” he had applied several times for permission to make the transoceanic trip, but was always rejected. How was he punished for his actions? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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