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Hot-air balloon caught on power lines: Passengers rescued

Fire crews have rescued three people whose hot-air balloon became entangled in power lines, leaving their basket suspended 15m (49ft) above the ground.

The incident, which was captured on amateur video, happened in Bozeat, near the town of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire on Sunday evening.

The BBC's Jo Black reports.

  • 25 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK
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