Hot air balloon lands in the middle of Wegmans parking lot in New Jersey

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Sunday, September 3, 2023
Hot air balloon makes emergency landing at Wegmans in New Jersey
There is no word yet on what caused the balloon to make an emergency landing, or if anyone was hurt.

BRIDGEWATER, New Jersey (WABC) -- A hot air balloon landed in the middle of a grocery store parking lot in New Jersey.

It happened Saturday evening at Wegmans in Bridgewater.

The pilot of the hot air balloon, Keith Sproul, says there was no emergency landing and no one was injured. It was a planned landing and the parking lot was an open area with no obstruction.

Sproul has been flying hot air balloons for 22 years and says balloons fly in this area of Bridgewater often.

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