|Mock, 1st female pilot to circle globe, dies at 88|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Fifty years after she made aviation history, Jerrie Mock chuckled when asked whether she ever got scared while circling the globe alone.
“Scared? Let’s not use the word scared,” she said.
But she had plenty of harrowing moments, from landing by mistake on an Egyptian military base to seeing a burning wire aboard her plane loaded with extra fuel.
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