The Grand Es Mondial Air Ballons festival takes place every two years and is the largest international hot air balloon gathering in the world.
The sky was the limit for the 500 or so hot air balloons that attempted to take off simultaneously from Chambley-Bussières airbase in eastern France. But a new world record - 500 hot air balloons flying for one hour simultaneously - has not been set.
In 2017, 456 hot air balloons filled the sky for 60 minutes.
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