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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With all the trees in Washington state, Joe Barbera said that while his landing was graceful, it was also statistically likely he would end up in a tree.

Image courtesy the Lawn Chair Pilots

Photo by From the Mountain Rescue Guys, via Lawn Chair Pilots
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