November 16, 2016

WATCH: Hot air balloon makes unscheduled landing in Kensington playground

Aviation Crashes
111616_balloon_crash.jpg @PPDDaveBonk/Twitter

Residents in the Kensington section of Philadelphia had front row seats Wednesday to an unexpected event.

A hot air balloon made an unscheduled landing at McKinley Playground located at D and Westmoreland Streets.

Around 5 p.m., Lieutenant David Bonk of the Philadelphia Police Aviation Unit tweeted out a photo of the hot air balloon sailing across the skies.

However, its flight had already ended when the photo was posted.


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6ABC reports that the balloon made an emergency landing around 4:30 p.m. The station caught footage of the incident:

Police said no one was injured in the crash.