- Associated Press - Saturday, May 14, 2016

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say one person was injured after a hot-air balloon was toppled over by a strong gust during takeoff at the Yolo County Airport.

Yolo County Deputy Sherriff Robert Harbaugh tells the Sacramento Bee (https://bit.ly/1Wx2Snm) the incident happened Saturday morning.

Harbaugh says twenty people were in the balloon and were loading it for takeoff when a strong gust of wind overtook them.

He says one person, who was not identified by officials, sustained minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital.


Information from: The Sacramento Bee, https://www.sacbee.com

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