Comments for: Cluster balloonist takes off from Caribou, bound for Europe

Posted Sept. 12, 2013, at 9:10 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 12, 2013, at 9:31 p.m.

CARIBOU | Balloonist Jonathan Trappe lifted off around 6:30 a.m. Thursday from a Caribou field under a colorful umbrella of hundreds of cluster balloons to begin his trans-Atlantic flight. By 3:30 p.m. that afternoon he was just above 16,600 feet, drifting in an easterly direction over the Gulf of …

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