Soviet Transpolar Landing Site

Soviet Transpolar Landing Site (HMY7Z)

Location: San Jacinto, CA 92583 Riverside County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 46.931', W 116° 57.555'

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Three miles west of this site, on July 14, 1937, three Soviet aviators completed a transpolar flight from Moscow in 62 hours, 17 minutes, establishing a new world's nonstop distance record of 6,305 miles. The huge single-engine aircraft, an ANT-25 military reconnaissance monoplane, was shipped back to the Soviet Union and placed in a museum. Aircraft Commander Mikhail Gromov, Co-Pilot Andrei Yumashev and Navigator Sergei Danilin became Generals in World War II.
HM NumberHMY7Z
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number989
Year Placed1991
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation, City of San Jacinto, Riverside County Historical Commission, Billy Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, E Clampus Vitus, and San Jacinto Valley Museum Association
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 9:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 503772 N 3738006
Decimal Degrees33.78218333, -116.95925000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 46.931', W 116° 57.555'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 46' 55.86" N, 116° 57' 33.30" W
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Area Code(s)909
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 556 S San Jacinto Ave, San Jacinto CA 92583, US
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