Hot air balloon hits pylon

A hot air balloon carrying three people collided with power lines yesterday evening. The Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue service was called to the scene on Sunday at 18.10 when the […]

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By Vicky Ellis

A hot air balloon carrying three people collided with power lines yesterday evening. The Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue service was called to the scene on Sunday at 18.10 when the balloon became entangled on a pylon near the village of Bozeat in Wellingborough. Once the live power lines had been earthed, the firemen were able to rescue three passengers including the pilot, according to reports.