Second Cross-Channel Flight by Jacques de Lesseps, 1910
‘Flight’ magazine article from 28 May 1910 containing a photograph of the second cross-channel flight by M Jacques de Lesseps at Dover. De Lesseps landed near Wanstone Farm in St Margaret’s frightening a nearby farm labourer in a field. The two ladies of the house made De Lesseps a cup of tea.
The article also features Charles Roll’s preparations to be the first Briton to complete the same journey.
Date of creation28-May-10
Date of coverageMay-10
PlaceSt Margaret's at Cliffe, Uppr Road, Wanstone Farm
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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