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Maxie Leroy Anderson
Birth: Sep. 10, 1934
Death: Jun. 27, 1983

Adventurer. He, along with Ben Abruzzo and Larry Newman, won worldwide fame when they piloted the Double Eagle helium balloon across the Atlantic in August 1978. They began their successful transatlantic crossing from Presque Isle, Maine, and flew 3,107.61 miles in 137 hours, 5 minutes and 60 seconds. He was killed in a balloon crash in Germany. 
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  Brett Timothy Anderson (1962 - 2007)*
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Sunset Memorial Park
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Block 24, Section 94, Grave 4
GPS (lat/lon): 35.064, -106.38039
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jun 04, 2000
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Maxie Leroy Anderson
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Maxie Leroy Anderson
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