Solar plane completes first-ever Atlantic flight

By: FE Online | Updated: Thu June 23 2016, 7:07 pm

The solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 airplane has landed in Seville, Spain, after a three-day Atlantic crossing. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Spain today after completing a 70-hour flight from New York in the first solo transatlantic crossing in a solar-powered airplane. Applause broke out as the experimental plane set down at Seville airport in southern Spain just before 7:40 am where a team was on the ground to welcome Swiss pilot and adventurer Bertrand Piccard, an AFP correspondent said.