Man Uses Party Balloons to Fly Across Africa - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

    Man Uses Party Balloons to Fly Across Africa

    In what looks like a scene from the movie "Up", a British adventurer flew 15 miles across South Africa in a camping chair tied to a bunch of large party balloons. Tom Morgan reached an altitude of over 8,300 feet in what he described as an experience that was "peaceful and terrifying in equal measure". He landed back on solid ground after about two hours, having had to pop the balloons as he received reports of strong winds approaching.        (Published Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017) In what looks like a scene from the movie "Up", a British adventurer flew 15 miles across South Africa in a camping chair tied to a bunch of... See More