Young pilot attempting world record takes off from Gillespie Field

EL CAJON, Calif. - The young pilot trying to become the youngest person to fly solo around the world took off from Gillespie Field on Saturday morning.

Nineteen-year-old Matt Guthmiller's trip was put on hold, but Federal Aviation Administration officials finally gave him the green light Friday.

He plans to make 20 stops on five continents.

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