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Noel Wien made the first commercial flight to Nome

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Noel Wien made the first commercial flight to Nome on June 5, 1925, for the Fairbanks Airplane Company, flying a Fokker FIII six-place cabin monoplane. Wien was transporting three passengers, Norman C. Stines and two secretaries, who were on their way to Nome to buy out the Hammond Company. Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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