Beryl Markham’s Plane After Crashing

Beryl Markham’s solo transatlantic flight ended in this peat bog at Beliene, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, 5 September 1936. (© Bettmann/CORBIS)

06 Sep 1936 — Original caption: Journey’s end…Mrs. Beryl Markham’s trim monoplane,nose buried in a bog near Baleine, NS., is tilted against a stormy sky, through which the intrepid British woman flyer had to battle her way on reaching the North American coast. Mrs. Markham was thrown against the instrument board in the unscheduled landing, but suffered only superficial injuries. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

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