Delivery alert

There may be an issue with the delivery of your newspaper. This alert will expire at NaN. Click here for more info.

Recover password

Hot-Air Balloon Caught, Freed in NW ABQ

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A hot-air balloon became trapped this morning in power lines at Golf Course and Taylor Ranch NW with the occupants still inside the balloon’s gondola, Albuquerque Police Department spokeswoman Officer Tasia Martinez said in a news release.

But the balloon managed to free itself, and everyone aboard is OK, Martinez told us in a later news release.

Albuquerque Journal and its reporters are committed to telling the stories of our community.

• Do you have a story about how coronavirus has affected you, your family or your business? Do you have a question you want someone to try to answer for you? What issues related to the topic would you like to see covered? Or do you have a bright spot you want to share in these troubling times?
   We want to hear from you. Please email or Contact the writer.