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A power company has confirmed there was a temporary power-cut in the Northamptonshire village where a hot air balloon crashed today.
It happened just after 7.30 this morning at Earls Barton - in a field next to the B573.
Eyewitnesses at a nearby car-boot sale reported seeing flames on the balloon before it dropped from the sky, with some claiming it had hit electricity pylons.
Western Power Distribution say the power was temporarily cut from more than 2,000 homes.
A hot air balloon has crashed in Northamptonshire.
It came down in a field in the village of Earls Barton near Northampton earlier this morning.
A woman on board suffered serious burns and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
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A woman has suffered serious burns after the hot air balloon she was travelling in collided with power lines in Northamptonshire.