Newlyweds' hot air balloon crashes after ceremony

A wedding ceremony aboard a hot air balloon got off to a bumpy start when strong winds forced the pilot to make a crash landing in the back garden of a family home.

San Diego Fire Rescue Department spokesman Maurice Luque said that one of the 14 people onboard suffered a minor back injury in the incident on Monday.

The marrying couple, Kerin and Jonathan Narcisse, told a local television station that the gust of wind caught the balloon just after they exchanged their vows, causing it to sway over a residential neighbourhood.

The lucky couple continued to their reception after the crash.