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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Out-of-control hot-air balloon at Illinois festival

Posted at 12:20 PM, Jun 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-11 16:14:29-04

Strong winds in Illinois caused a hot-air balloon to crash into 2 other balloons and the pilot to fall out.

It happened during the Sesqucentennial Heritage Days event in Chatsworth on Thursday.

A bystander caught the incident on camera.

Fortunately, the passengers were able to land the balloon. One person was taken to a local hospital.