Three Missing in Va. Hot-Air Balloon Accident

Three people are reportedly missing in Virginia Friday night after their hot-air balloon caught fire mid-flight around 8 p.m. in Caroline County.

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WTVR-TV cites witnesses who said the balloon may have drifted into power lines during the inaugural event of the Mid-Atlantic Balloon Festival.

Authorities told reporters that the search for wreckage continues, with rescue efforts limited to a ground search due to weather conditions. One witness said they saw the balloon collapse in mid-air.

A pilot and two passengers were reportedly on-board the balloon.