Three people seriously injured when their hot air balloon collides with train near Calumet Street and Pine Street in Burlington, Wisconsin

Modified Date: 
Thu, 06/02/2022 - 6:45pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Hot air balloon crashes, hits train in Burlington

The pilot reported while attempting to land the hot air balloon in the 400 block of Calumet Street, the gondola touched down and the balloon became entangled with a northbound Canadian National train, police said Thursday.

Hot air balloon crashes into train, 3 injured

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Thursday that police said the crash happened around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday when the balloon crashed into a northbound Canadian National train.

People Involved: 
Jimmy Winder
Nikolay Veltchev
Elena Petrova