Pilots returns to Memphis after worldwide flight | Business
With a hero's welcome, Chinese entrepreneur and pilot Wei Chen landed on Memphis soil Friday afternoon after a 69 day flight around the globe.
Chen greeted a cheering crowd of family, friends, and city leaders.
His journey began last May.It was a 40 stop world flight highlighting Memphis and St. Jude.
The Memphis and Shelby County mayor's were there to welcome him.
Chen says he's no hero; he just has a supportive community that pushed him to action.
His family was presented with a brand new SUV from Infiniti of Memphis to conclude his homecoming.