Events, 1927, Flights, Transatlantic, Lindbergh (Charles A.) Solo (Ryan NYP "Spirit Of St. Louis"). photograph

Police officers and other French officials in foreground link arms to hold back crowds from the Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" (r/n N-X-211, three-quarter right front view, obscured) on the ground at Le Bourget Airport, Paris, France, immediately after pilot Charles A. Lindbergh completed his record setting trans-Atlantic flight; May 21, 1927, 10:22 PM.