3 seriously hurt in hot air balloon accident

2011-06-01 16:00

Mbombela - Three people were seriously injured when their hot air balloon landed too fast in a field in Hazyview, Mpumalanga, on Wednesday, said Netcare 911.

Spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said the hot air balloon was dragged for several metres. The six people in the basket were thrown out.

They were treated and stabilised on the scene and were taken to hospital by ambulance.

  • Caz - 2011-06-01 16:11

    Eish, makes me nervous to go on my ride!!!

  • zulufox - 2011-06-01 16:13

    what goes up...

  • DPG - 2011-06-01 16:18

    eish. lucky they didnt land in the kruger!!! would have been some fast food for the animals.

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