Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Hot air balloon crash in Albuquerque kills 5 people

Five people died in a hot air balloon accident in Albuquerque, in the southwestern United States on Saturday.

The accident caused power outages in the area for several hours after the balloon came into contact with a power line.

Albuquerque police said on Twitter that, their prayers go out to the friends and family of all five people who tragically lost their lives.

Early Saturday morning, some 13,000 people were without power because of the accident, local utility PNM tweeted.

Power was later restored to all affected customers.

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