• Short Summary

    MRS. ANN PELLEGRENO, THE 30-YEAR-OLD FORMER SCHOOL TEACHER WHO IS FLYING ROUND THE WORLD IN?

  • Description

    MRS. ANN PELLEGRENO, THE 30-YEAR-OLD FORMER SCHOOL TEACHER WHO IS FLYING ROUND THE WORLD IN A PRE-WAR AIRCRAFT, TOOK OFF FROM YOFF AIRPORT, DAKAR ON SUNDAY ON THE WAY TO LISBON, PORTUGAL. SHE HAD LEFT CALIFORNIA NINE DAYS BEFORE WHEN HER FLIGHT STARTED.

    MRS. PELLEGRENO FLEW TO DAKAR FROM CALIFORNIA BY WAY OF MIAMI PUERTO RICO AND BRAZIL. HER FLIGHT FROM NATAL, BRAZIL, ACROSS THE ATLANTIC TO DAKAR TOOK FIFTEEN HOURS.

    SHE LANDED IN DAKAR LAST FRIDAY AND LEFT AGAIN ON SUNDAY BOUND FOR PORTUGAL.

    MRS. PELLEGRENO IS HOPING THAT HER ROUND-THE-WORLD FLIGHT WILL SOLVE THE MYSTERY DISAPPEARANCE OF ANOTHER AMERICAN GLOBAL FLYER, AMELIA EARHART, WHO VANISHED WHILE FLYING ROUND THE WORLD THIRTY YEARS AGO.

    MRS. PELLEGRENO IS FOLLOWING THE SAME COURSE IN THE SAME TYPE OF AIRCRAFT -- A 1937 TWIN-ENGINE LOCKHEED MODEL 10 ELECTRA. SHE IS ACCOMPANIED BY A CREW OF THREE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7DJHZW5KFFHV018NRJFW0YFW6
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DJHZW5KFFHV018NRJFW0YFW6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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