Charles Lindbergh Heads Home in The Spirit of St. Louis

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Charles Lindbergh Heads Home in The Spirit of St. Louis - today record in his Havana, Fcb. 12.--(IP)--The...
today record in his Havana, Fcb. 12.--(IP)--The Lone Eagle started for home today. Long before dawn lit the Columbia flying field, Col. Charles A. Lindbergh, his good will tour completed, hopped off for St. Louis. The Spirit of St. Louis took the air at 2*26 a. m and headed for Key West, F l a , o \ c r a 1.200-milc route to the home port. American Ambassador Judah and Mrs. Judah were present at the tield. As the plane left the hangar the Cuban band struck up a lively Lindbergh's luggage and a few sandwiches were stowed in the plane. Then he taxied to the far end of field and started for home. Long Dart Some 1.200 miles of flying w ahead of Lindbergh before he reached his home port--St. Louis. His route led from Havana to West, Fla., the only hop over 1hen along the Gulf of Mexico to a point directlv south of St. Louis, where he will turn directly north. As "The Spirit of St. Louis" emerged on the field, accompanied

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  1. The Independent-Record,
  2. 13 Feb 1928, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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