JPLaffont Gallery Jules Verne LAF178835

Februray 15 1981, Mirchpur (Haryana), India. The balloonists Maxie Anderson and Don Ida crashed. They left Luxor, Egypt 2 days before. JP Laffont was following the flight around the world. The picture shows JP Laffont who removed his pants full of mud, posing with the local police in charge of keeping the crowd away from the expensive balloon equipment.