June 2, 2015 17:19 IST

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Japan due to bad weather

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The Solar Impulse 2 (foreground), a solar powered plane, sits on the tarmac after it landed at Nagoya airport in Japan Credit: Reuters
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The Solar Impulse 2, a solar powered plane, approaches at Nagoya airport in Japan Credit: Reuters
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The Joetsu region in the West coast of Japan is pictured by Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg from the cockpit of the Solar Impulse 2 plane during the 7th leg of the round the world trip Credit: Reuters
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The Solar Impulse 2, a solar powered plane, circles above Nagoya airport in Japan before a planned landing Credit: Reuters
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Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg takes a selfie in the Solar Impulse 2 plane during the 7th leg of the round the world trip Credit: Reuters