Hot Air Balloon

Hot air balloon carrying three people hits utility wire, catches fire and crashes. (Credit: CBS News)

NTSB Issues Report on Deadly Va. Balloon Crash

The pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed May 9 in Virginia, killing all three on board, attempted to gain altitude before the balloon hit power lines and caught fire, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday.

05/20/2014

Hot air balloon carrying three people hits utility wire, catches fire and crashes. (Credit: CBS News)

Coaches, Plot Remembered After Balloon Crash

The two University of Richmond basketball coaches killed in a hot-air balloon crash were a beloved long-time assistant who was part of one of the most revered moments in the program’s history, and a woman who was hardly out of college and always cheerful and willing to help.

05/12/2014

Hot air balloon carrying three people hits utility wire, catches fire and crashes. (Credit: CBS News)

Coaches, Pilot Remembered After Balloon Crash

The two University of Richmond basketball coaches killed in a hot-air balloon crash were a beloved long-time assistant who was part of one of the most revered moments in the program’s history, and a woman who was hardly out of college and always cheerful and willing to help.

05/12/2014

Hot air balloon carrying three people hits utility wire, catches fire and crashes. (Credit: CBS News)

Body of Pilot Recovered in Fatal Hot Air Balloon Crash

Preparations for the University of Richmond’s graduation ceremony were tinged with sadness Sunday, just days after two members of its athletic staff were killed when a hot air balloon drifted into a power line, burst into flames and crashed.

05/11/2014

File photo of a police vehicle. (Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Reports: Hot-Air Balloon Catches Fire In Virginia

A pilot and two passengers were believed to be on board; eyewitnesses saw the gondola in flames and heard cries for help.

05/10/2014

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Best Flying Adventures Near Washington DC

Whether you dream of taking to the skies as a certified private pilot or wonder what it takes to be a trapeze artist, the Washington DC area has the best flying adventures just for you.

03/30/2013

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