This crazy crash landing footage is why you don’t propose on a hot air balloon
Imagine your boyfriend just proposed to you. You’re in a hot air balloon, enjoying that crisp Canadian air, when OH GOD WE’RE GOING DOWN.
That’s what pretty much what happened Saturday in Edmonton, Alberta, according to this footage from passenger Jeffrey Scott.
The balloon plummeted and got caught in a tree, where the pilot fired the burner to break free. It worked — but that only meant being dragged by the wind for another 100 to 200 feet.
In the end, the 10 passengers were OK, including Christine Peters and Stephen Martin, who had just become engaged before the balloon started going down.
“Looking at it now, I’m actually glad we went out because it was kind of like an adventure,” Martin told WTOL in Toledo, Ohio. “And plus seeing how I proposed to her, it makes for an awesome story.”
Cute! Although maybe they should get married safely on the ground.
[Video from Jeffrey Scott via Storyful]