At least one person was injured after a runaway Hot Air Balloon was ripped through a crowded Missouri festival on Saturday after organizers said an "experienced balloonist" grazed a tree. Hannibal's 200th anniversary in Hannibal, one City about 200 kilometers northwest of St. Louis, shows a crowd watching a green-black hot air balloon heading for them in the air. WINDS SWEEP 11 TOURISTS OUT TO DESERT
The balloonist in the basket of the rogue balloon hits the ground and bumps into people, chairs, and a tree. The balloon moves forward and finally moves into an open field and higher in the sky.
A young girl was quashed during the incident. The committee that overseen the celebration told Fox News on Sunday no serious injuries, and the event went on, "the officials said." We're relieved to not report anything more serious. "
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On a website for the event, a "balloon glow" was announced on Saturday night, balloons lit up the ground after dark, "and the opportunity to ride in a balloon.
An early Sunday event was also planned for the launch of a sunrise balloon. The organizers of the committee said that all further events should be continued after the incident on Saturday.