Balloonist attempts trans-Atlantic flight (video)

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Balloonist attempts trans-Atlantic flight (video)

September 13, 2013 Updated Sep 13, 2013 at 11:41 AM CDT

Hundreds of multicolored balloons were used to launch a balloonist for a trans-Atlantic crossing look like a page taken from the script of the movie "Up."

Jonathan Trappe lifted off using more than 300 helium-filled balloons. Take a look at the video below to find out more.