Don't Get Lost
I sure hope I am writing this the right way, but chances are I’m not considering today’s zany holiday is Wrong Way Day. Today’s outrageous holiday isn’t really about doing things the wrong way, but rather about an American pilot who “accidentally” flew in the wrong direction and landing at a destination where he wasn’t supposed to arrive, but had always wanted to visit!
Douglas “Wrong-Way” Corrigan flew for the first time at age 18. The flight changed his life, influencing his decision to take flying lessons and construct planes (he helped in the construction of the Spirit of St. Louis). Corrigan purchased his first plane in 1933, and inspired by Charles Lindberg decided he wanted to fly across the
Corrigan faced questions regarding how he ended up in Dublin as opposed to Las Angeles, all he could say is that he had gone the wrong way, on account of the foggy weather. Corrigan, and his plane Sunshine, returned to
Wrong Way Corrigan never gave up on his goal to be the first person to fly from