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Transatlantic balloon crossing success

Title
Transatlantic balloon crossing success
Genre
Interview
TX Date
17 Aug 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:44
Description
Pat Abruzzo on the success of her husband Ben’s transatlantic crossing in the hot air balloon Double Eagle. He was the captain of the US team that crossed over the Atlantic, Ireland, England and landed in France, just short of Paris.
Contributors
Pat Abruzzo
Keywords
Record attempts; Balloons; Atlantic Ocean; Ben Abruzzo; Larry Newman; Max Anderson

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