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Near Miss from Balloon Festival


A balloon festival, 5 miles from a site, launched 24 hot air balloons.  The wind subseqently changed direction and 12 of them came down in the middle of the site.  The retrieval team, also could not get on to the site to retrieve the balloons.

Balloon in site photo

This could have been a more serious incident.  A mix hot air balloons and chemical plant are not ideal!

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