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Teenager breaks solo flight record

Monday, September 09, 2013 - 00:36

Sept. 9 - A 19-year-old Australian breaks the world record for being the youngest person to fly solo around the world. Tara Cleary reports.

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Australian teenager Ryan Campbell - on solid ground after an epic journey. The 19-year-old is the youngest person ever to have flown solo around the world. And after travelling for 70 days making 34 stops in 15 countries, landing on home turf was a welcome reward. SOUNDBITE: Ryan Campbell, Australian pilot and world record holder, saying (English): "I've been thinking about that landing for a long, long time, and you know, probably even before it was a reality of actually going. And it was a good one, so I was happy with that."

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Teenager breaks solo flight record

Monday, September 09, 2013 - 00:36