Millennial History

By Steve Jackson

Wrong-Way Corrigan

Douglas Corrigan(1907-1995) was an American aviator nicknamed “Wrong Way” in1938. After a transcontinental flight in July from Long Beach, California to New York City, he then flew from Brooklyn, NY to Ireland, though his flight plan was filed to return to Long Beach. Corrigan claimed his unauthorized transatlantic flight was due to a navigational error, […]