You just can’t make this stuff up.

Rev. Adelir Antonio de Carli lifted off from the port city of Paranagua on Sunday afternoon, wearing a helmet, thermal suit and a parachute. He was reported missing about eight hours later after losing contact with port authority officials, according to the treasurer of his Sao Cristovao parish, Denise Gallas.

The really funny thing? They were all just regular helium balloons. Like…hundreds of them. Remember in the old Looney Tunes cartoons when the characters would be lifted up by a giant bundle of party balloons?

Yeah, this TOTALLY happened.

We are absolutely confident he will be found alive and well, floating somewhere in the ocean,” she said.

Yeah, well, I’m willing to bet right about now that he wishes you would probably hurry the **** up. She sounds awfully calm considering that a dude could be out floating in the ocean without a boat or anything around.