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19-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Woman to Fly Solo Around the World

19-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Woman to Fly Solo Around the World

At just 19 years old Zara Rutherford has made history as the second youngest person to fly solo across the world, setting a new Guinness World Record as the youngest woman to do so. Rutherford took the title from previous record holder, U.S. aviator Shaesta Waiz, who had accomplished the previous record at the age of 30 in 2017 with her “Dreams Soar” flight. After a 155-day journey that began on the 18th of August 2021, Rutherford landed back where she had started in Kortrijk-Wevelgem airport in Belgium on the 20th of January, 2022.

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