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Atlantic Balloon Crossing

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 29 July 2010

In July 1978 Christopher Davey and Don Cameron tried to become the first people to cross the Atlantic by balloon. And despite bad weather and a damaged balloon they very nearly made it.

  • Don Cameron and Jim Howard (launch master).

    Don Cameron and Jim Howard (launch master).

    Don Cameron and the launch master Jim Howard, before take off.

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