NO. 989 SOVIET TRANSPOLAR LANDING SITE - Three miles west of this site, on July 14, 1937, three Soviet aviators completed a transpolar flight from Moscow in 62 hours, 17 minutes, establishing a new world's nonstop distance record of 6,305 miles. The huge single-engine aircraft, an Ant-25 Military Reconnaissance Monoplane, was shipped back to the Soviet Union and placed in a museum. Aircraft commander Mikhail Gromov, co-pilot Andrei Yumashev and navigator Sergei Danilin became generals in World War II.
Near intersection of Cottonwood and Sanderson Streets. Just west of San Jacinto Fire Station: 2450 Cottonwood Ave, San Jacinto, CA 92582