Balloon Crew Shifting Course Toward Mexico Due to Weather

January 29, 2015 7:42 PM

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The pilots of a helium balloon attempting a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean were aiming for Canada, but now the weather has forced them to make a sweeping right turn toward Mexico.

The Two Eagles pilots Troy Bradley of Albuquerque and Leonid Tiukhtyaev of Russia are trying to break two world records, for distance and duration.

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