Solar Impulse 2 Forced to Abort Transpacific FlightSolar Impulse 2 Forced to Abort Transpacific Flight
June 4, 2015
Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered aircraft attempting a round-the-world flight, had its record-breaking attempt derailed this week when weather conditions forced the aircraft to abort a leg of its flight from Nanjing China to Hawaii. Adverse weather conditions over the Pacific ocean forced the crew to make an unscheduled landing in Nagoya airfield. The Solar Impulse crew has reported that a current cold front is to dangerous to cross and that the plane will be remaining in Japan and will continue its journey once weather conditions improve.
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