Flying the English Channel
This was Harriet’s flying route for her English Channel flight. Harriet began her preparations for her flight early in the morning on April 16, 1912. Harriet expected to land in Calais but was taken off route. She landed in Equien and then was taken to the small village of Hardelot.
The beginning of Harriet Quimby’s English Channel flight 5:30 AM – Tuesday April 16, 1912