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Hot air balloon hits power lines near Armstrong, seven on board uninjured

By Pete McIntyre / Beach Radio Vernon
February 1, 2019 - 4:47pm

ARMSTRONG, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board will be investigating after a hot air balloon with seven people on board, collided with power lines south of Armstrong.

The balloon was in the air as part of the Vernon Winter Carnival Hot Air Balloon Festival.