Details
FOOTAGE number
BFF780482
Title
First trans-Atlantic flight, 1919
Date
1919 (C20th)
Description
John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown depart from St. John's, Newfoundland on the first nonstop transatlantic flight, 14th June 1919. Clip from a film about the achievements of Vickers Aviation, made in 1957.
Credit
© Buff Film & Video Library / Bridgeman Images
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