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Lindy was not Lucky in 1926 Illinois skies

Lindy was not Lucky in 1926 Illinois skies

On Sept. 26, 1926, Lindy got lost in fog near Marseilles, Illinois and parachuted into a cornfield near Ottawa. On Nov. 3, he bailed out in a snow storm while his plane crashed near Bloomington. He almost lost his pilot’s license when Illinois State Society member Bill MacCracken started to think Lindy was reckless.

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