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 Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan

Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan

Birth
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Death 9 Dec 1995 (aged 88)
Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA
Burial Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA
Plot Block M, Grave 31
Memorial ID 8524 · View Source
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Aviator, American Folk Figure. Known as "Wrong Way" Corrigan, he was an early American aviator, engineer and flying pioneer. He gained his moniker in July 1938 when he flew from Brooklyn, New York's Floyd Bennett Field to Ireland when he intended to actually fly to California.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8524
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan (22 Jan 1907–9 Dec 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8524, citing Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .