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Pakistani American pilot circumventing globe crashes off US coast

HAWAII: The aircraft of 17 year old Pakistani-American pilot Haris Suleman and his father Babar Suleman who were on a mission to circumvent the globe has crashed into sea near US state Hawai, ARY News reported.

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The youngest pilot of the world and his father were on a fund raising world tour to promote education in Pakistan, but their dream came to an end with the crash near US state Hawaii.

Haris Suleman’s body has been recovered while the search for his father’s body is still going on.

The duo wanted to make a world record by circumventing the globe in 30 days and started their journey on 19th June. Flying from US state Indiana, they flew over Canada, Iceland, England, Rome, Egypt, Dubai, and Pakistan.

Their mission to promote education amongst needy children of Pakistan, ended today when flying from Fiji their plane crashed in the sea before reaching US state Hawaii.

It must be noted that Haris’s father Babar Suleman was the brother of  former Pakistan Airforce Air Marshall Rao Qamar Suleman.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other political leaders expressed grief over the incident.

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An old picture of Babar and Haris Suleman

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