Kimberly Anyadike, 15, becomes youngest African American female to pilot plane cross-country.

She departed with a dream and returned home a record-breaker.

Inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen, 15-year-old Kimberly Anyadike flew a single-engine Cessna cross-country from her hometown of Compton, Calif., to Newport News, Va.

Anyadike is thought to be the youngest African American female pilot to complete the journey, which took 13 days. She arrived home in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 11.

 

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