Corrigan, Douglas, 1907-1995Alternative names
Douglas Corrigan (1907-1995) was an American pilot during the twentieth century. Corrigan was born in Galveston, Texas and learned to fly in California. He was a member of the crew that built "The Spirit of St. Louis", the airplane in which Charles Lindbergh made his solo transatlantic flight in 1927. In 1938, Corrigan "accidentally" made a solo transatlantic flight from Brooklyn, New York to Dublin, Ireland, a flight which earned him the nickname "Wrong Way" Corrigan. Douglas Corrigan passed away in 1995.
From the description of Douglas Corrigan papers, 1927-1985. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 155192592
- Air pilots--20th century
- Transatlantic flights
- Airplanes--20th century
- Aeronautics--20th century
- United States (as recorded)