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Teenage pilot takes off in bid to become youngest woman to fly around world solo

A teenager aiming to be the youngest woman ever to fly around the world solo has begun her journey. Zara Rutherford, 19, left Belgium on Wednesday for the trip, which will span five continents and 52 countries. Her trip should end early in November, and according to her website, if completed will make her the youngest woman to circumnavigate the globe solo, and the youngest person to do so in a microlight aircraft.

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