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First Jewish-manned Plane Flies from Palestine to London Carrying Five Passengers

May 2, 1947
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The first completely Jewish-manned airplane to fly from Palestine to England landed at Croyden Airport this afternoon.

The plane, which is owned by the Palestinian-Jewish Aviron Company, carried five Jewish passengers, including S.Z. Shragai, a member of the Jewish Agency executive, and Ben Yisroel, an American Jewish journalist.

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