Solar Impulse update: First solar flight lands in India

The Solar Impulse 2 Plane approaches Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport for landing in Ahmedabad. (AFP)

Ground crew members inspect the Solar Impulse 2 Plane in a hangar after landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Air Port in Ahmedabad, the main city of western India's Gujarat state, late March 10, 2015.  (AFP)

The Solar Impulse 2  Plane was flown from Muskat in Oman to Ahmedabad in India in some 15 hours. The aircraft is scheduled to fly from Ahmedabad to Myanmar on March 16th after making a short stop at the Hindu holy city of Varanasi in northern India. (AFP)


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Solar Impulse 2 Plane pilot Bertrand Piccard poses after landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Air Port in Ahmedabad, the main city of western India's Gujarat state, late March 10, 2015. (AFP)

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Solar Impulse 2 Plane pilot Bertrand Piccard (L) and co-pilot Andre Borshberg (R) pose after landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Air Port in Ahmedabad, the main city of western India's Gujarat state, late March 10, 2015. (AFP)

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The Solar Impulse 2  Plane approaches Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport for landing in Ahmedabad


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