Balloonists complete record flight across Pacific

Two pilots claim to have completed a record-breaking flight across the Pacific.

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    After a week long flight across the Pacific from Japan a gas-filled balloon has landed off the shore of Mexico's Baja Penninsula.

    The pilots - one American and one Russian - claim they broke two world records.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports.

     


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