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Pilots in helium-filled balloon land in Mexico after historic journey across Pacific Ocean

By The Canadian Press
January 31, 2015 - 6:43pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end Saturday as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shattering two long-standing records.