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Alfredo Salazar Southwell

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Alfredo Salazar Southwell was a Peruvian aviator, celebrated as a national hero. He studied at the Anglo-Peruvian School, now renamed as Colegio San Andres. On September 14, 1937, an aeroplane he was flying caught fire over the city of Lima. Southwell instructed his flight companions to abandon the plane, before guiding it away from the city to crash-land in a safer location, an act which led to his death.

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