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Solar-powered aircraft wraps up its cross-country flight

WASHINGTON — A solar-powered aircraft lifted off from a suburban Washington airport before dawn Saturday, embarking on the final leg of a history-making cross-country flight.

The Solar Impulse left Dulles International Airport a little before 5 a.m. en route to New York City. The flight plan called for it to land at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport late Saturday.

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