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Joseph E. (Joe) Crosson Special Collection Photo

Catalog #: 09_00700

Title: Joseph E. (Joe) Crosson Special Collection Photo

Additional Information: Marvel Crosson standing in front of a Ryan Brougham aircraft, Joe Crosson was an experienced arctic pilot who became a national hero between the world wars flying mercy missions, including a dangerous search in Siberian winter for lost pilot, Carl Ben Eielson, and a winter flight in an open cockpit carrying serum to Barrow Alaska. He was the first pilot to land on a glacier.

Corporation Name: Ryan Brougham

Tags: Joseph E. (Joe) Crosson Special Collection Photo, Ryan Brougham

Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive

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Taken on October 8, 2012