Mr. Laszlo A. Krug

Quick Facts

Born: 01/01/1931, Herend
Current Residence: Flemington, California
Number of children: 1

In Hungary
Education: Technical University Budapest
Occupation: munition-factory engineer
Active role in the revolution: YES

President of the Revolutionary Committee at the Munition Factory. In Veszprém he fought against Russian tanks, and exploded two tanks with Molotov cocktails. In November he had to escape from Hungary.

In United States of America
Arrival: 1957 February, New Jersey
Education: Newark College
Occupation:  Engineer
Workplace: General Electric, New Jersey

Awards: He had innovative patents at the General Electric.
Established the Swiss Screw Machine Factory in New Jersey which is still operating in California.


In January 1981, the MRSZ (Hungarian Aviation Association) approved a program that was intended to commemorate the half-century Hungarian ocean flight marking the anniversary. His Beechraft single-engine V-35 Bonanza took off in July 1981 with two pilots (Laszlo Krug and Zsigmond Németh) from Newfoundland, and after a 17 hour flight the next day early in the evening arrived at Ferihegy Airport in Budapest.

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