Hot air balloon makes emergency landing in Connecticut

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WHDH) — A hot air balloon pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after hitting a tree in Connecticut.

In order to get the balloon down from the tree, the pilot used a torch but the flame got too big. The flame ended up burning a hole in the balloon.

The pilot was able to get everyone out of the basket safely.

(Copyright (c) 2019 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)