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In Pictures: Jonathan Trapp Crosses The Channel Tied To Children’s Balloons

by | 28th, May 2010

JONATHAN Trappe is no Richard Heene , father to loft boy Flacon Heene. Trappe is an American adventurer/ asylum seeker, flying over the English Channel to France sat on a chair attached to 54 balloons filled with helium.

The pilot reached as high as 7,500ft, drifted at speeds of up to 25mph and took 4 hours to make the trip.

Having taken off from Kent Gliding Club

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