Hot air balloon hits power line during festival in Iowa

A scary incident happened on Saturday during the National Balloon Classic. Several people were injured after a balloon hit a power line. They were each treated for non-life-threatening injuries. This happened during the dawn flight around 5am. According to Classic Balloon officials, the pilot and three other people were in the basket at the time. it’s a great sport,” said Bill Clemons, a National Balloon Classic representative. “But sometimes things happen. And the morning flight has taken off. And we have 120 balloons to launch and we had a great flight this morning.”Click below to see more news from KCCI:

A chilling incident happened at the National Balloon Classic on Saturday.

Several people were injured after a balloon hit a power line. They were all treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

It happened during the dawn flight around 5am

According to Classic Balloon officials, the pilot and three other people were in the basket at the time.

“You always have to be safe and it’s a great sport,” said Bill Clemons, a National Balloon Classic representative. “But sometimes things happen. And the morning flight happened. And we have 120 balloons to launch and we had a great flight this morning.”

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