Proved that air travel across long distances is now possible
Charles Lindbergh was born on February 4, 1902 in Detriot, Michigan to Evangeline and Charles August Lindbergh. When he was 25 made his solo transatlantic flight. His 20 month old son was kidnapped and even though the ransom was paid his son was found dead. Sadly at age 72 he died in Maui, Hawaii on August 26, 1974
Flight from New York to Paris.
Monday, May 2nd 1927 at 8am to Saturday, May 21st 1927 at 5:30pm
New York to Paris
Charles Lindbergh flew 3,610 miles from New York to Paris. The flight lasted for 33 and a half hours and because of this Charles was awake for a total 55 hours straight.
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