'The Roma' ready for flight, Old Orchard Beach, 1928

Contributed by Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

'The Roma' ready for flight, Old Orchard Beach, 1928

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Description

The Roma, a Bellanca Sesquiplane prepares for a transatlantic flight in 1928.

The pilot and passengers are Roger Q. Williams, Pietro Bonell, Cesare Sabelli, and Dr. Pisculli.

The plane started out but returned with motor trouble, which prevented the flight from completing its journey across the ocean. The flight was then permanently canceled.

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About This Item

  • Title: 'The Roma' ready for flight, Old Orchard Beach, 1928
  • Creation Date: 1928
  • Subject Date: 1928
  • Town: Old Orchard Beach
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16 cm x 23 cm
  • Local Code: HJScr3_p051_001
  • Collection: Harry Jones Scrapbook Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
P.O. Box 464, Old Orchard, ME 04064
(207) 934-9319
Website

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