A hot air balloon is blown into power lines by the wind on Thursday – The Bloomingtonian

A hot air balloon, being launched, was blown away and swept across a field before colliding with power lines, Thursday, November 3, 2022. Video by Julie Wood Sylvester, courtesy of The Bloomingtonian . Video copyright 2022 Julie Wood Sylvester – video used with permission
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 3: A hot air balloon is draped in power lines after the wind picked it up and carried it across a field during a launch on November 3, 2022 in Bloomington, Indiana. No one was injured when the ball hit power lines, which arced, but power was cut for more than a thousand area residents as utility workers were called to clear power lines. Duke workers eventually lifted the balloon from the power lines. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 3: A Duke employee checks power lines after a hot air balloon was picked up by the wind and carried through the lines on November 3, 2022, in Bloomington, Indiana. No one was injured when the ball hit power lines, but power was knocked out for more than a thousand area residents as utility workers were called in to clear power lines. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 3: Duke employees remove a windblown balloon from power lines on November 3, 2022 in Bloomington, Indiana. No one was injured when the ball hit power lines, but power was knocked out for more than a thousand area residents as utility workers were called in to clear power lines. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 3: A hot air balloon is draped in power lines after the wind picked it up and carried it across a field during a launch on November 3, 2022 in Bloomington, Indiana. No one was injured when the ball hit power lines, which arced, but power was cut for more than a thousand area residents as utility workers were called to clear power lines. Duke workers eventually lifted the balloon from the power lines. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 3: A hot air balloon is draped in power lines after the wind picked it up and carried it across a field during a launch on November 3, 2022 in Bloomington, Indiana. No one was injured when the ball hit power lines, which arced, but power was cut for more than a thousand area residents as utility workers were called to clear power lines. Duke workers eventually lifted the balloon from the power lines. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 3: A hot air balloon is draped in power lines after the wind picked it up and carried it across a field during a launch on November 3, 2022 in Bloomington, Indiana. No one was injured when the ball hit power lines, which arced, but power was cut for more than a thousand area residents as utility workers were called to clear power lines. Duke workers eventually lifted the balloon from the power lines. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 3: A hot air balloon is draped in power lines after the wind picked it up and carried it across a field during a launch on November 3, 2022 in Bloomington, Indiana. No one was injured when the ball hit power lines, which arced, but power was cut for more than a thousand area residents as utility workers were called to clear power lines. Duke workers eventually lifted the balloon from the power lines. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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