Tatiana Roussian's Outstanding Achievement 1959

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  • The lady seen here is not "Tatyana Russian" but Tatiana Roussian. Her helicopter is a Mil Mi-1.

    On 27 March 1959 she achieved an altitude record of 14,764 feet. That fact is referenced in this newspaper report, after Roussian's record was broken......

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1908&dat=19610219&id=b0crAAAAIB
    AJ&sjid=otQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4963,2017247

    jamied 7th May 2012
  • Great - thanks. We've made the correction.

    British Pathé 18th Jun 2012

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