Jonathan Trappe lifted off Thursday from Caribou, Maine. He had to give up his trans-Atlantic trip about 350 miles later. Mark McBreairty/AP hide caption itoggle caption Mark McBreairty/AP The Two-Way He's Down, Not Up: Trans-Atlantic Balloonist Forced To Land September 13, 2013 Jonathan Trappe was trying to be the first to fly across the ocean using a "cluster balloon" rig. His little boat was suspended beneath about 300 helium-filled balloons. But after less than a day he was forced to land in Newfoundland. "Hmm, this doesn't look like France," he told his Facebook fans.