This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.

publication date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (part of Winter 2019)

category: Aviation

clue: Crossing the Atlantic had already been done but always on purpose.

explanation: Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan crossed the Atlantic Ocean from New York instead of following his flight plan destination of California, a stunt widely believed to be intentional but earning him his notorious nickname. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie


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