‘”The Whitebird Story, a conspiracy of silence”‘ By Tom Walker

Whitebird was a plane that took off from Paris on the 8th May 1927 piloted by Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli, in an attempt to be first across the Atlantic before Charles Lindbergh. They crash landed on the 9th May 1927 in a remote area of Washington County Maine. Both survived the crash but before help could arrive, they were robbed and killed by local woodsmen and buried with the Whitebird in an unmarked grave.
Kept secret for over 95 years within the family, this story has only recently been told by a decentant of those responsible.

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