A wedding on-board a hot air balloon ended with a crash right into the backyard of a San Diego County home. Their marriage is now off to a bumpy start due to this hot air balloon crash. What happen was the operator had apparently lost control of balloon. Thankfully no one was hurt in the accident, The hot air balloon was totally destroyed in seconds after the hot air balloon hit the ground
According to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokesman Maurice Luque, the balloon landed in the back of a home on Calle de los Ninos at Avenida De La Cantina shortly after 4:45 p.m.
Kerin and Jonathan Narcisse had just exchanged their wedding vows thousands of feet in the air.
Shana Pergande, one of the six loved ones witnessing the wedding, did not skip a beat recording the entire crash landing with her cellphone.
Luque said 13 people were inside the basket of the balloon when it landed. One of the balloon's occupants suffered a minor back injury and was transported to Pomerado Hospital as a precaution. No other injuries were reported.
The deflated blue-and-yellow balloon wound up draped over a tree and part of a home but caused no known property damage, according to Luque.
Later, at their reception in La Jolla, the newlyweds explained what happened.
"The first couple times he tried to land, we floated over," said Kerin Narcisse.
Jonathan Narcisse added, "We kept missing landing spots. Next thing you know, we're descending and I'm thinking, 'How is he going to land here' because there's no place to land. And of course he hit the fence, but we hit and we skidded and then we bounced."
"I got a little worried when we hit the fence and I thought, 'Well, if the fence doesn't stop us then we're going down this hill,'" Kerin said.
There is plenty of irony behind this matrimony.
"I told him if I ever got married again I had to get married in a hot air balloon," said Kerin.
But Jonathan, an editor and publisher from Iowa, is deathly afraid of heights.
"I am terrified," he said.
Yet he agreed, saying it was a testament of his love.
On Tuesday, the owner of Skysurfer Balloon Company called the incident a "windy landing" and said it happens all of the time.
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Tags: Wedding, Balloon, Crash,
Location: San Diego, California, United States (load item map)
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