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Wiley Post crash at Flat, Alaska
July 20, 1933


"When Post Narrowly Escaped Disaster
Natives of Flat, Alaska, helping right Wiley Post's plane, the Winnie Mae, after Post had nosed over in a cross wind July 20 after being in the air 22 hours and 32 minutes on his flight from Khabarovsk, Siberia. The only damage was a broken propeller, and a new one was brought to Flat by Joe Crosson, pioneer Alaska flier. The new propeller installed, Post continued his flight to Fairbanks, and then on to Edmonton and New York to complete his remarkable solo flight around the world.
Mr. Post carried this photograph to New York from Flat for the Associated Press."
AJE-7/23/33


Wiley Post 1933 crash at Flat, Alaska