Charles Lindbergh gets a warm welcome in Croydon, England after his first nonstop trans Atlantic flight.
Europe Date:1927 Duration:1 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
American aviator Charles Lindbergh places a wreath at a memorial in Belgium at a ceremony. The Spirit of St Louis parked at Evere field, in Belgium, with a large number of people gathered around it. Charles Lindbergh, in leather flying coat and boots, walks by tail of aircraft, bids farewell to offiicials, and climbs aboard the Spirit of St. Louis. He starts the engine and taxis away rapidly. Nearly,100,000 gather in Croydon to welcome Lindbergh. Ambassador Houghton also present to greet Lindbergh after his successful non stop trans Atlantic flight. Lindbergh lands at Croydon, as another airplane follows him and passes overhead. He climbs a ladder up to a fenced porch, where he joins several men who greet him. One holds a large megaphone. . A smiling Lindbergh addresses the large gathering as he speaks into a megaphone.
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