16 hurt in balloon crash
August 5, 2020
JACKSON - Three hot air balloons carrying dozens of people lost control Monday morning and came to a crashing halt in a field near Teton Village.
The multi-balloon incident is under investigation by federal authorities.
More than 16 passengers were hurt. Some of them described the incident as "terrifying."
"We were descending so fast," Clinton Phillips told the Jackson Hole Daily. "It was lifting us up and slamming us back down again. We were desperately trying not to fall out."
Phillips said the balloon he was in was carrying about 20 people, including him, his wife Jade and their three ch...