Hot Air Balloon Tether Snaps, Catches Fire

Arizona pilot averts disaster by flying the balloon away from festival crowd.
4:15 | 01/23/12

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High drama and hot air balloon -- when Arizona when a -- suddenly took off what are the tethers holding -- and down suddenly snapped the balloon and caught fire. As it took off causing obviously everyone to -- luckily the pilot inside the basket had seen this happen before into exactly which would do. -- -- hurting anyone in the crowds -- one year old Wayne -- let the balloon fly away from the crowd then landed safely.

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