Westward Bound: Beryl Markham's Transatlantic Flight

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Beryl Markham was Africa's first female licensed racehorse trainer, but by the 1920s she'd found a new passion: flying. She went on to become Kenya's first female commercial pilot, and by 1936 she was ready to fly solo across the Atlantic. Or was she? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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