This Day in Alaska History-August 7th, 1938

This Day in Alaska History-August 7th, 1938

On August 7th, 1938, a Pan American Airways, twin-engine “baby clipper” departed the Sand Point Naval Air Station, five miles northeast of Seattle, and headed north for Ketchikan and Juneau in an air service experiment to Alaska. The aircraft flew an outside route over water in what was to be a seven-hour flight to Ketchikan but was delayed […]

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