AERONAUTICS: Paris To Siberia

Lieutenant Coste and Captain Rignot hopped off from Le Bourget (Paris airport) in a Brequet biplane last week, hoping to reach Tchita, Siberia, 4,435 miles away. But fog and rain forced them down at Tobolsk, Siberia, only 3,125 miles away.


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