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L.A. teenager who flew single-engine plane across the country lands in Compton

4/12/2011, 4:38 p.m.

From the L.A. Times

A 15-year-old Los Angeles girl who navigated a single-engine Cessna through thunderstorms in Texas and took in breathtaking aerial views of Arizona's sunsets landed her plane to cheering crowds at Compton Woodley Airport on Saturday. She is believed to be the youngest African American female pilot to fly solo across the country.

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