Up To 16 Feared Dead In Texas Hot Air Balloon Crash: Media

Up to 16 feared dead in Texas hot air balloon crash: media

WASHINGTON, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th july, 2016) - Up to 16 people are feared dead after a large hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in Texas on Saturday, US media reported.

The accident occurred shortly after 7:40am (1240 GMT), when the balloon crashed into a field near Lockhart, around 30 miles (50 miles) south of Austin, Lynn Lunsford of the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. There was no immediate official information about possible fatalities or injuries.