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Saturday, July 30, 2016, 11:52 AM
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people crashed in Central Texas Saturday morning.
It does not appear that anyone survived the fiery crash, Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
Lynn Lunsford with the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the accident happened about 7:40 a.m. Saturday near Lockhart, Texas, when the hot air balloon crashed into a pasture.
It’s unclear what caused the crash. No other details were immediately available.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.
Lockhart is about 30 miles south of Austin.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.
With News Wire services