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First deliberate flight into a hurricane

On this date in 1943, on a bet, Army Air Corps. Col. Joseph Duckworth, the chief instrument flight instructor at Bryan Field in Texas, flew a single engine training plane into a hurricane near Houston in what was the first deliberate flight into a hurricane ever. He landed safely.
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Jul
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1943
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First deliberate flight into a hurricane
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