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Pilot, 19, Is Youngest Woman to Make Solo Trip Around the World

Zara Rutherford’s plane touched down in western Belgium 155 days after she departed
Pilot, 19, is youngest woman to make solo trip around the world

Fox News

The 19-year-old Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford set a world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, touching her small airplane down in western Belgium on Thursday — 155 days after she departed.

Rutherford will find herself in the Guinness World Records book after setting the mark that had been held by 30-year-old American aviator Shaesta Waiz since 2017.

The overall record will remain out of Rutherford’s grasp, since Briton Travis Ludlow set that benchmark last year as an 18-year-old.

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