June 21, 2013

Hot air balloon gets tangled in NH power lines

The Associated Press

HAMPSTEAD, N.H. – Authorities say a hot air balloon carrying four people has gotten tangled in some power lines in Hampstead, N.H.

WMUR-TV reports that the balloon had taken off from Salem on Friday morning and was attempting to land when it got caught in the power lines at about 7:15 a.m. The accident shut off power to about 3,600 customers.

No injuries have been reported.

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