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Over 400 hot air balloons prepare to take off in Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, on Wednesday in an attempt to set a world record for collective taking-off during the event "Lorraine Mondial air balloons."
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Hot air balloons get ready to fly in Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, before the world record attempt for the biggest line with 391 balloons on August 1, as part of the yearly event "Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons," an international air-balloon meeting.
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First published August 1 2013, 2:12 PM