The flight began on July 20, 1936, but on July 22 because of the exceptionally bad weather, VP Chkalov was forced to stop flying. The plane landed on the island Udd (now the Island Chkalov) in Sakhalin Bay. For 56 hours and 20 minutes, the crew covered the distance in 9374 km. The aircraft has fully confirmed the possibility of a flight over the North Pole to America. August 13, 1936 the Central Executive Committee of the USSR stated: "For the excellent work and outstanding achievements related to the construction of the ANT-25, its tests and the organization of the flight Moscow - Nikolaevsk-on-Amur ... Awards: Order of Honor ...
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