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Missing US Balloonists Found Dead

Fishing boat finds remains in Adriatic Sea

(Newser) - An Italian fishing boat has found the remains of two American balloonists who vanished during a cross-Europe race two months ago. Veteran balloonists Richard Abruzzo, 47, and Carol Rymer Davis, 65, were still inside the balloon's gondola when it was hauled out of the Adriatic Sea, AP reports. Contact with... More »

US Balloonists Vanish During Cross-Europe Race

Coast guards searching Adriatic Sea for missing pair

(Newser) - The Italian and Croatian coast guards are searching the Adriatic Sea for a pair of American balloonists who vanished during the world's premier—and most dangerous—balloon race. Richard Abruzzo of New Mexico and Coloradan Carol Davis were last detected yesterday morning piloting their craft over the sea in rough... More »

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