Free Search (10912 images)
Rating: 0.00/5 (0 votes cast)
- Title Balloon Quest
- Released 22/03/1999 12:22 pm
- Copyright AP Photo/Donald Stampfli
After sailing into history as the first aviators to fly a hot-air balloon around the world nonstop, Bertrand Piccard, left, and Brian Jones greet wellwishers upon their arrival at Geneva's Cointrin Airport on 22 March, 1999. The two men completed the trip in 19 days, 21 hours and 55 minutes having flown 46 759 kilometers (29 056 miles), eventually landing.