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Hot air balloon makes hard landing in north Phoenix desert


PHOENIX – The passengers of a hot air balloon had a scary end to their ride on Monday morning, but fortunately, no one was seriously hurt.

The hot air balloon made a hard landing in the desert on Via Puzzola, south of Cloud Road. Crews worked throughout the morning, disentangling the hot air balloon from the desert brush in the area.

The cause of the hard landing is currently under investigation.