Teenager takes to the skies on round-the-world record bid

Teenage pilot Zara Rutherford has set off in her ultralight sports plane on the first leg of a 52-country, five-continent flight around the world. The first leg is a short hop across the Channel from her Belgian hometown of Kortrijk to England. Her three-month voyage will then take her over oceans, deserts and the vast Siberian wilderness.

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