VIDEO: Hot air balloon strikes electrical wires in Indiana, thankfully no one injured
10:12 AM, Apr 6, 2014
1:26 PM, Apr 6, 2014
A hot air balloon crashed in Indiana Saturday evening, though no passengers were injured, according to fire officials.
The Noblesville Fire Department tweeted around 8:45 p.m. Saturday that a hot air balloon containing seven passengers had crashed near 16th and Pleasant Streets, according to our Scripps sister station, RTV6.
The balloon struck power lines on its way down, according to witnesses, but none of its occupants were injured.
The cause of the crash had not been released.
An RTV6 viewer sent in a video he captured on his cell phone of the balloon going down. In the video, the balloon strikes was appear to be power lines and then a burst of sparks lights up the area.