Man's 100-helium balloon flight over Africa
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Man's 100-helium balloon flight over Africa

A British adventurer has flown 25km (15.5 miles) across South Africa suspended from 100 helium balloons.

Tom Morgan, from Bristol, reached heights of 8,000ft (2,438m) while strapped to a camping chair.

The 38-year-old spent two days inflating balloons ahead of the flight, which he described as "unbelievably cool".

After several failed attempts there was just enough helium left for one last try..

  • 25 Oct 2017