Blériot Interviewed After First Crossing of the English Channel by Aircraft

     

Blériot Interviewed After First Crossing of the English Channel by Aircraft

Left side view of tail of Blériot XI on the ground in Dover, England, surrounded by onlookers, after successfully crossing the English Channel on July 25, 1909; pilot Louis Blériot (in flying helmet) is seen at left.  Subtitled BLERIOT BEING INTERVIEWED AFTER HAVING LANDED AT DOVER.

Image Number: 93-9132
Credit: National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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