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Teen pilot dies flying from American Samoa to HawaiiUPDATED 8:41 PM HST Jul 23, 2014Video Transcript
after taking off from American Samoa TO Hawaii...authoriti es say he was pursuing his dream of flying around the world. According to the U.S. Coast Guard the Beechcraft Bonanza went down just before 10 last night while leaving Pago Pago. 17-year old Haris Suleman and his father 58-year old Babar Suleman of Indiana were both on board. The plane was in the air for less than 30 minutes before air traffic controllers noticed something was wrong. HIBA SULEMAN, DAUGHTER AND SISTER OF VICTIMS: THEY HAVE RECOVERED HARIS' BODY, BUT HAVE NOT FOUND MY FATHER, SO WE PRAY THAT THEY DO. The teen was reportedly seeking to become the youngest pilot to fly around the world. The Sulemans were raising money to build schools in Pakistan.