Gago Coutinho, Portugal

1922 first attempted South Atlantic crossing by air in Fairey IIIDs "Lusitania", "Portugal", and "Santa Cruz" (the airplanes were successively wrecked in the crossing, so the flight cannot be considered a continuous successful crossing) 
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1922 first attempted South Atlantic crossing by air in Fairey IIIDs "Lusitania", "Portugal", and "Santa Cruz" (the airplanes were successively wrecked in the crossing, so the flight cannot be considered a continuous successful crossing)
Type: Photograph
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
 
1922 first attempted South Atlantic crossing by air in Fairey IIIDs "Lusitania", "Portugal", and "Santa Cruz" (the airplanes were successively wrecked in the crossing, so the flight cannot be considered a continuous successful crossing)