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'Jet wing' pilot fails intercontinental flight attempt

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Swiss pilot Yves Rossy has failed in his attempt to fly across the Strait of Gibraltar using a jet powered wing strapped to his back.

Mr Rossy used the device to fly across the English Channel last year.

But his attempt to fly from Morocco to Spain ended with him ditching the wing and landing in the water before being picked up by helicopter.

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