Charles Lindbergh completes first solo transatlantic flight 90 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 21 1927)

Video: 'Charles Lindbergh pilots the first flight from New York to Paris, May 20th 1927'

(Saturday, May 21, 1927, 10:22 p.m. CEST) — American aviator Charles Lindbergh, 25, landed his Spirit of St. Louis monoplane tonight at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean, 33 1/2 hours after taking off from Roosevelt Field in New York.

Video: 'First Pictures Of Lindbergh As He Reaches Paris In Flight From New York'

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