Five Injured at Great Falls Balloon Festival

Updated 3 years ago

(Associated Press)Officials say two people were sent to the hospital during the Great Falls Balloon Festival in Lewiston.They say a balloon pilot was working on a propane tank when there was a flash of fire.A crew member says pilot Andre Boucher of Derry, New Hampshire was changing a fuel line when the burner ignited some of the fuel.Five people were hurt, Boucher and one other person were taken to the hospital.The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.


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