On June 17, 1928, 30-year-old Amelia Earhart became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an airplane, with co-pilots Wilmer “Bill” Stultz and Louis “Slim” Gordon. Four years later she flew it alone, first woman to fly the Atlantic solo.
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