Will Rogers and Wiley Post take off in their floatplane from Fairbanks, Alaska. The plane later crashed, killing both.
Fairbanks Alaska USA Date:1935, August 15 Duration:60 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Will Rogers and Wiley Post pose for pictures taken just before boarding Post's self-modified float plane that crashed en route to Point Barrow, Alaska, killing both Rogers and Post. The floatplane takes off from water. Map shows route: Juneau to Dawson, Fairbanks, Alaska; to Anchorage, Alaska and then back to Fairbanks. The words, "Point Barrow" animate on map - line running to Point Barrow, where the plane crashed after an engine failure, while taking off from a lagoon just outside of Point Barrow. Aerial views of the Arctic areas.
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