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Title: Leeds Mercury article
Item Name: Amy Johnson
Maker: Leeds Mercury

Description:

Page from the Leeds Mercury newspaper of Friday 2nd January 1931. On a page devoted to various events, there is a photograph of Amy Johnson standing beside her Gipsy Moth "Jason III", holding a flying helmet and apparently wearing a leather flying suit. The caption reads: "Johnnie in the air again. Miss Amy Johnson ready to leave Stag Lane aerodrome yesterday on her flight to China." The flight was cut short by a crash landing near Warsaw, although Amy did travel on to Moscow by train and met some prominent Russian leaders including Lenin's widow.


Year: 1931
Materials: paper
Measurements: L:32cm; W:33.3cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 2001.1