Found 71-year-old pilot who disappeared while attempting to cross Africa by plane, 1943

Найден 71-летний пилот, пропавший при попытке пересечь Африку на самолете 1943 года

Maurice kirk is taking part in the Vintage Air Rally, whose members are trying to cross Africa

71-year-old British pilot attempting to cross the whole of Africa by plane, built in 1943, was found alive and well after he for the second time lost during his journey, reports the BBC.

Maurice kirk is taking part in the Vintage Air Rally, whose members are trying to cross Africa, from Crete to Cape town – on the aircraft, built in the early XX century.

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Teams from around the world are trying to cross 10 countries in 35 days with 37 stops.

Maurice kirk disappeared on Friday after he took to the air in Ethiopia.

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He was about to land in Kenya, but not arrived at the appointed time.

In Ethiopia it for some time detained by local authorities, as they were not warned that the country will be flying on the ancient planes.

The organizers of the flights reported that, despite problems with the motor, he managed to land the plane Piper Cub in South Sudan.

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