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Hot-Air Balloon Makes Unscheduled Landing in Black Mountain Park

No injuries were reported after the balloon came down in the park Saturday afternoon.

A hot-air balloon landed in Black Mountain Community Park late Saturday afternoon after the operator lost control, according to a San Diego Fire-Rescue dispatcher.

Rescue units responded to the park at 5:38 p.m., but there were no reports of injuries. Information on how many people were aboard the balloon and other details have not been released.

It was the second time this week that a hot-air balloon in Rancho Penasquitos. On Monday a balloon made a hard landing in a yard in the 13100 block of Avenida del General, resulting in a minor injury to one of the 14 people onboard the balloon.


Robert Tramert January 13, 2013 at 05:16 AM
Same company and same pilot - Pierre Bruner, Skysurfer Balloon Company. They landed in the dark, flying long past sunset. Where is the FAA when you need them?


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