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UPDATE: Hot air balloon lands unexpectedly in Spokane Valley

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - One Spokane Valley couple got quite the surprise Monday night when a hot air balloon fell from the sky into their front yard. The man flying it was forced to make a sudden landing when the wind subsided and he couldn’t stay in the air.

A friend of the pilot, who also flies hot air balloons, says that this doesn’t qualify as an “emergency landing.”

The pilot told the couple that he thanks God for every safe landing, no matter where that might be.

He invited the couple to pray with him, and then opened a bottle of champagne for them to all share in celebration of him and his balloon being okay.

No serious injuries were reported.


 

 

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