Territory Stories

Aeroplane

Details:

Title

Aeroplane

Photographer

Young, Mayse, 1913-

Photo number

PH0200/0231

Collection

Mayse Young Collection; PictureNT; PictureNT

Date

1928-03-19

Location

Darwin

Description

Avro Avian G-EBTU 'Red Rose' departed Croydon, UK, on 14 October 1927 and arrived Darwin 19 March 1928. Captain Bill Lancaster carried a passenger, Jessie Miller (Chubbie) and she was the first woman to travel by air between Eng-Aus. Lancaster disappeared in the Sahara in 1933 but it was not until 1962 that his remains were found.

Language

English

Subject

aeroplanes

Use

No known copyright

Copyright owner

Library & Archives NT

License

https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/pdm

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/19166

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/19166

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/740818


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