Solar-powered plane flies over Statue of Liberty, lands in New York in bid to circle the globe
The solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 airplane made it to New York City in the wee hours of Saturday morning, concluding the last leg of its United States trip in a bid to fly around the world.
The experimental plane — which runs purely on solar power — landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport at 3:59 a.m. ET after a four-hour and 41 minute flight from Pennsylvania.
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Before the plane came in for a landing, it flew around the Statue of Liberty, producing a stunning image of the