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Earhart, Amelia Mary

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1937? AD.

Nationality: Unknown
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US aviator

 

as passenger, became 1st woman to fly across Atlantic Ocean 1928

 

vice-president of Luddington Airlines, Inc. 1930-1931

 

made 1st female solo trans-Atlantic airplane flight 1932, flying from Newfoundland to Wales

 

made 1st solo flight from Honolulu to US mainland 1935

 

made 1st solo flight from Mexico City to New York City 1935

 

began attempt at around-the-world airplane flight 1937, but disappeared near Howland Island in Pacific Ocean

 

2nd wife of George Putnam 1931


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