La Center man reaches 21,000 feet in flying lawn chair before treetop landing

When Joe Barbera talked to his wife with his walkie talking from 21,000 feet in the air, she said he sounded drunk.

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Pilot Joe Barbera takes off in his lawn chair, not yet realizing that he will reach far greater heights than his planned 10,000 feet ride.

Image courtesy the Lawn Chair Pilots

Photo by Lawn Chair Pilots
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