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Man captures hot-air balloon explosion on tape

A hot-air balloon exploded Sunday near Terre Haute, Indiana after hitting several power lines.

The explosion and ensuing fire were caught on camera by a man leaving a nearby store.

The video shows the balloon on the ground as it is engulfed by flames.

The pilot managed to escape without injury, but a passenger suffered second degree burns to his face and arms.

He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

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Added: Feb-10-2009 Occurred On: Feb-8-2009
By: jdischord
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Tags: Man, captures, hot-air, balloon, explosion, on, tape
Location: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States (load item map)
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