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He had been found. Had Fossett not been found he would certainly have made this list. It is hard to believe that something as big as an airplane can simply vanish, leaving behind no traces of where it went down.
Yet, even over land, airplanes go missing and are never discovered. Or only discovered decades later. Here are ten tales of people who took off in airplanes and vanished, never to be seen again.
Nungesser was a renowned ace in France, rating third highest in the country for air combat victories during World War I. After the war, he came to the United States where he flew airplanes in such movies as Dawn Patrol.
It was during the time he flew airplanes for movies that he got the idea to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
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Eventually Nungesser made good on his idea and set off on an attempt to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight, from Paris to New York.
Coli was already known for making historic flights across the Mediterranean, and had been planning a transatlantic flight sincewith his wartime comrade Paul Tarascon, another World War I ace.
When Tarascon had to drop out because of an injury from a crash, Nungesser came in as a replacement. Nungesser and Coli took off from Paris on May 8, Their plane was sighted once more over Ireland, and then was never seen again.
The disappearance of Nungesser is considered one of the great mysteries in the history of aviation, and modern speculation is that the aircraft was either lost over the Atlantic or crashed in Newfoundland or Maine. He took part in the October Revolution on the Bolshevik side, and later took part in the civil war in Russia, serving in the Red Army.
Inhe graduated from the Sevastopol Naval Aviation School and became a military pilot. As a pilot he accomplished several long distance flights. One of them took place on July 13,when Levanevsky rescued the American pilot James Mattern, who had been forced to land near Anadyr during his attempt at a flight around the world.
In AprilLevanevsky took off from an improvised airfield on the Arctic ice of the Chukchi Sea, taking part in the successful aerial rescue operation saving people from the sunken steamship Cheliuskin. He was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union for this deed. A contemporary of Charles Lindbergh, Levanevsky was celebrated as a hero of the new age of aviation.
The radio communications with the crew broke off the next day, on the 13th of August, when the aircraft encountered adverse weather conditions. After the unsuccessful search attempts, all the members of the crew were presumed dead.
Inhe made the first trans-Pacific flight, from the United States to Australia. During WWI he served in Gallipoli and eventually earned his wings. He was shot down and had part of his foot amputated as a result. Yet he continued to fly in the US as a barnstormer, and then back in Australia as a pilot and aviator.
The flight was in three stages. The first from Oakland to Hawaii was 2, miles, took 27 hours 25 minutes and was uneventful.
They then flew to Suva, Fiji, 3, miles away, taking 34 hours 30 minutes. This was the toughest part of the journey as they flew through a massive lightning storm near the equator. They then flew on to Brisbane in 20 hours, where they landed on June 9,after approximately 7, miles total flight.
On arrival, Kingsford Smith was met by a huge crowd of 25, at Eagle Farm Airport, and was feted as a hero. He also made the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland, the first flights between Australia and New Zealand, and the first eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the United States.
He also made a flight from Australia to London, and set a new record of Eighteen months later, Burmese fishermen found an undercarriage leg and wheel which had been washed ashore at Aye Island in the Gulf of Martaban, off the southeast coastline of Burma. Lockheed confirmed the undercarriage leg to be from the Lady Southern Cross.
The undercarriage leg is now on public display at the Powerhouse Museum, in Sydney, Australia. Ina Sydney film crew claimed they were certain they had found the Lady Southern Cross where the landing gear had been found inat Aye Island.
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