U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart arriving in Oakland California after solo flight from Honolulu, Hawaii
Oakland California USA Date:1935, January 12 Duration:27 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Scenes of Amelia Earhart taxiing her Lockheed Vega 5B airplane to the ramp, at Oakland Airport, on January 12, 1935, having left Wheeler Field, Honolulu the day before. This completed her solo flight from Honolulu, Hawaii (the first person to successfully accomplish such a transpacific flight). Crowds her airplane as she taxis in, and parks near a hangar of the U.S. Naval Air Station. Amelia stands in the cockpit of her airplane, holding a bouquet of flowers, as crowds mill about on the ramp beneath. Change of scene shows Amelia standing on a steel platform, of the airport tower, with her husband, George Putnam. Closeups of Amelia.
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