Thursday, November 22, 2007

Flier Delayed

Flier Delayed

Youthful Record Seeker Lands at Wichita

Wichita, Kansas, August 16, 1930 (Associated Press) Eddie Schneider, 18-year-old Westfield, New Jersey youth, attempting to establish a new junior transcontinental flight record, arrived here tonight at 7:45, He had left St. Louis at 1:25 pm Schneider was delayed in the arrival here by a severe wind and rain storm which visited this section late this afternoon.

Source: Port Arthur News; Port Arthur, Texas; August 17, 1930

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