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The Double Eagle II, piloted by Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson and Larry Newman, became the first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean on 17 August 1978. The crossing took 137 hours and 6 minutes. These films look back at the crossing. https://ift.tt/2KseHue

Author: British Pathé

British Pathé holds the world's finest newsreel collection. We also represent the Reuters historical collection. All 220K films are viewable on our website.

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