THREE MISSING: Hot Air Balloon Goes Up In Flames

Hot Air Balloon Accident

Three people are missing after a hot air balloon accident in Caroline County, VA.

The incident happened Friday evening during the Mid-Atlantic Balloon Festival.

One pilot and two passengers were riding the balloon, according to police.

Based on witness accounts, the gondola caught fire, possibly after hitting power lines. The balloon then crashed but so far no wreckage has been found.

No fatalities have been confirmed.

For the latest on this developing story, visit our sister station WTVR.

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