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Balloonists from pylon rescued, two people in shock

BOTTROP – Six balloonists are Sunday evening by the fire brigade rescued, after they spend hours with their hot-air balloon had been stuck in an electricity pylon in the German city of Bottrop. Everyone came with a fright.

This is not the pylon from the article.

The balloon crashed around 18: 00 against the mast and kept hanging at a height of approximately 75 metres. Just before it became dark, the flow of the pipe removed. Then climbed brandweermensen to the basket under the balloon. That they have secured and the occupants a for a abseilend down could be brought.

No one was injured, but out of precaution, the occupants taken to the hospital. According to local media were two people in shock.

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