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Dagoberto Godoy

Dagoberto Godoy was a Chilean pilot and the first person to fly over the Andes.

Lieutenant Dagoberto Godoy took part in South America's first military flying race in July 1916. The Chilean Army had sent 3 Bleriot monoplanes to Buenos Aires.

Godoy took off to his most famous flight on December 12, 1918 in El Bosque, south of Santiago. He flew at an altitude of and landed in Lagunitas, close to Mendoza, Argentina, after one hour and 35 minutes.

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