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Circumnavigation of the globe in a balloon (2): Fossett's records
St. Louis, Usa - The tycoon does not plan to make any more major balloon flight
As Fossett was sailing through the night over the vast emptiness of central Australia, a hose on one of the balloon's propane burners came loose and started a fire. Fortunately, he was awake and instantly shut-off all the other valves to prevent the fire spreading. After he had revealed this risk, he affirmed not to plan any more major balloon flight. But he admitted to still plan on attempting to...
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