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In Otumba, a hot air balloon with tourists on board collapsed; watch video

Hot Air Balloon
Hot air balloon with 10 tourists walking in Teotihuacan collapses. Photo: Darkroom

In the first such accident of 2023 At least four tourists were injured when the hot air balloon they were traveling in flew over the archaeological site of Teotihuacan on a property in the municipality Otumba, in the State of Mexico (Adomex).

Probably, the balloon of the company Sky Balance they had to make an emergency landing in the community of Santiago Tolman with at least a dozen tourists who were on tour this Monday, January 2 at around 11:00 a.m., due to fireForcing the pilot of the balloon to descend.

In a video circulating on social media after the accident, some tourists were left in tears after the traumatic experience.While others angrily tell the balloon company employees they will sue for the fall and hit, in addition to a full refund of the tour.

Why did the hot air balloon fall?

apparently, As the basket landed where tourists were traveling, it hit a fence, causing it to spin, resulting in some people colliding with each other Due to the strong impact and will be injured.

emergency teams arrived Focus on four out of 10 hot air balloon passengers, Municipal police guarded the area and firefighters and civil defense paramedics signaled after seeing injured tourists. The injuries were not life-threatening or required hospitalization, so they were treated on the spot where they fell.

The remains of the aircraft may have been along the Mexico-Tulancingo highway at a distance of about 33+000 km.

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