Stories tagged: hot-air balloon
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016, 4:58 p.m.
Hot air balloonists look to young people to sustain sport
For most people, the best part of turning 16 is getting their driver’s license. McKenna Secrist’s 16th birthday in July came with a hot air balloon pilot’s license instead.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
Texas balloon pilot had drunken-driving record
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) – The hot air balloon pilot involved in Saturday’s fatal crash in Texas had at least four drunken-driving convictions in Missouri. Online court records show that Alfred …
Sun., July 31, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
NTSB: Balloon hit power lines before crashing, killing 16
Identifying the 16 people killed in the fiery crash of a hot air balloon in Central Texas will be “a long process,” officials said Sunday, as federal authorities investigated the …
Sat., July 30, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
Officials believe at least 16 died in Texas balloon crash
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) – A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and authorities believe no one survived.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 1 p.m.
Ballooning over Luxor, Egypt: Antiquities from the sky
Only from a balloon high in the sky, in the clear air of the early morning, can a visitor begin to grasp the beauty of antiquities on the ground in …
Sun., May 11, 2014
Two dead, one missing after hot air balloon catches fire
DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — A University of Richmond women’s basketball team staff member was one of three occupants on a hot air balloon that drifted into a power line, burst …