Ten injured in hot air balloon crashes in Colorado

Posted on June 9, 2013 • Filed under: Tourists Injured, United-States

NBC News reports that gusty winds forced the crash landings of four hot air balloons in separate mishaps on Saturday northwest of Denver, leaving at least 10 people hurt, but none of the injuries was life-threatening, authorities said. All of the aborted flights occurred in wide-open areas frequented by balloon enthusiasts, according to Dana Lewis, a spokesman for the Rocky Mountain Fire Protection District. Read article

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