Australian hot-air balloon crashes, seven injured
Feb 08, 2018 World 2443 By Jason Ade
Seven people are reported injured, when a hot air balloon crash landed in a field, in the city of Melbourne. The crash occurred when the hot air balloon was hit by a weather change causing the passenger, mostly tourists, to fall from it's basket as the pilot tried landing.
Police offcials did not disclose the identity or nationalities of the passengers,
but the ambulance service from the state of Victoria treated them for neck and back injuries at the scene before they were sent to an hospital.
The hot air balloon took off from Glenburn, a town in nothern Melboure at 7am (local time), travelling south before crash landing in Dixons creek. The pilot is being interviewed by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, as well as witnesses, to find the cause of the crash.