Murrieta: Hot Air Balloon Makes Emergency Landing in City Street Thursday Morning

A hot air balloon launched from Temecula made an emergency landing Thursday morning. It all happened at around 8:30 am in The Colony neighborhood in Murrieta.

The pilot, who was the only one on board, made an emergency landing on Jackson Avenue after running into trouble. Nobody was injured and there was no property damaged during the landing.

The Balloonist was later “rescued” by his chase vehicle.

Photo: Murrieta Police Department