Amy Johnson

woman, aviator, and pioneer aviator

Died aged c. 38

Amy Johnson CBE (born 1 July 1903 – disappeared 5 January 1941) was a pioneering English pilot who was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia. Flying solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison, she set many long-distance records during the 1930s. She flew in the Second World War as a part of the Air Transport Auxiliary and disappeared during a ferry flight. The cause of her death has been a subject of discussion over many years.

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Commemorated on 4 plaques

The aviator Amy Johnson lived here 1937-1938

Monks Staithe, Church Lane, Princes Risborough, United Kingdom where they lived

Amy Johnson 1903-1941 aviator lived here

Hendon Way, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Pioneer Aviator Amy Johnson (1903-1941) was born here 1st July 1903

St Georges Road, Hull, United Kingdom where they was born (1903)

Amy Johnson airwoman lived here 1918 - 1927

85, Park Avenue, Hull, United Kingdom where they lived (1918-1927)