WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — Pasco sheriff's deputies are investigating a hot air balloon accident near the Groves Shopping Center.
Three people were onboard the basket at the time. Two adult passengers, Hector and Ashley Vega, suffered non-life threatening injuries, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said. The pilot, Michael Braun, was uninjured.
The incident occurred near Oakley Boulevard about 8:44 a.m. Saturday.
The hot air balloon was approaching a landing spot when the basket struck a power line, a Pasco sheriff's office release said. The balloon then landed below the power line.
The injured passengers were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board have been notified.
No further information was released.
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