One Dead, Two Missing After Hot Air Balloon Accident

(Caroline County, VA) One person is dead and two others are believed dead after a hot air balloon accident near Richmond, Virginia Friday night.

A witness told WTVR-TV a balloon hit power lines then caught fire.

This happened during the Mid-Atlantic Balloon Festival, which has now been cancelled.

Investigators say a pilot and possibly two people are missing as is the balloon itself.

This is the first time the event has been held in Richmond.

Visit wtvr.com for more information.

 

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