Hot air balloon stuck on pylon

Three people have been rescued after their hot air balloon crashed into power lines, leaving its basket suspended 45 foot above the ground.

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Hot air balloon tangled in power lines

A hot air balloon crashed into power lines in Northamptonshire Credit: Mark Nelson/ITV News

A hot air balloon crashed into power lines near Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, leaving its basket suspended 45ft above the ground.

UK Power Networks said just two customers, who take electricity directly from the high-voltage network, lost power due to the incident.

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