A leather helmet of American female pilot Emilia Airhart, who crossed the Atlantic for the first time, has been auctioned for لاکھ 825,000 (PKR 140 million).
According to US media reports, Emilia Airhart performed this feat in 1928, during which time she wore a leather helmet, but unfortunately she got lost in the crowd of fans in America.
The report claims that a man named Anthony said his mother was at the place where Emilia last wore a helmet in 1928, but that the helmet was given to her mother by a boy who liked her.
“It took me many years to prove the authenticity of this leather helmet, but after overcoming all the legal hurdles, I decided to auction it off,” he said.
The helmet was valued at 8 825,000 at the online auction.
Remember that female pilot Emilia Airhart holds a special place in the history of aviation, she was the first female solo pilot to cross the Atlantic.
Emilia Airhart’s Navigator, which flew over the Pacific Ocean in 1937, disappeared near the island of Nicomorro.