Born in Kingston, Jamaica but residing in the United States from a young age, Barrington Irving became the first African American to fly solo around the globe. Irving started his solo journey from Miami, Florida on March 23, 2007 and after stopping in various countries in Europe, Africa, The Middle East, and Asia, he returned to Miami on the 27th of June. At the time, he was also the youngest person to make the solo journey around the world.
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