In Home Stretch, 16-Year Old Becomes the Youngest to Circumnavigate Earth in an Airplane
In March, Mack Rutherford set off on his mission from an air base in Sofia, Bulgaria. If successful he will become the youngest person to circumnavigate the world solo in an aircraft. He is near the final leg of his five month adventure and about to accomplish his goal ending in Bulgaria on August 24th. Earlier this year, his sister completed a similar journey, becoming the youngest woman to fly around the world solo.