At the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the flight of the Bremen, which took place on April 12th 1928, at Casement Aerodrome.
Pic: R.S. 12/4/73
L-R: Dr. H. Groepper, German Ambassador; Mr. John Moore, U.S. Ambassador; and Mr. Morton Maddick, Canadian Ambassador.
The first east-west non-stop transatlantic flight, in April 1928, flew from Baldonnel, Ireland to Greenly Island, Canada, in a Junkers W 33 monoplane, the "Bremen". The crew of the Bremen were Capt. Hermann Köhl, Col. James Fitzmaurice and Baron Gunther Von Hünefeld.
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- Bremen Flight, 1928