Amy Johnson and Jim Mollison, 1933.
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Amy Johnson (1903-1941) and her husband, Jim Mollison (1905-1959), 22 July 1933. 'The Mollisons off to New York. Amy and Jim Mollison took off from Pendine Sands, Dyfed in Wales, around noon today at the start of their great double flight across the Atlantic. Bathers wave good luck to their plane the 'Seafarer' as they took off from the sands'.