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By Digital First Media and wire reports
Posted: 09/13/2013 06:45:25 AM PDT
Updated: 09/13/2013 08:23:13 AM PDT
Balloonist's bid to float cross Atlantic ends quickly
In this photo provided by Mark McBreairty, a balloon cluster carrying Jonathan Trappe lifts off from Caribou, Maine, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark McBreairty)WASHINGTON - An American adventurer's bid to float across the Atlantic to Europe in a rowboat suspended by 370 helium balloons failed when he was forced to land in the Canadian province of Newfoundland, he said Friday. Balloon enthusiast Jonathan Trappe's attempt had earned comparisons with the plot of Oscar-winning animated movie "Up," about a pensioner ...
"Balloonist's bid to float cross Atlantic ends quickly"
In this photo provided by Mark McBreairty, a balloon cluster carrying Jonathan Trappe lifts off from Caribou, Maine, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark McBreairty)
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