Two gas balloon pilots experience rough landing in Sandoval County


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Scary moments for two gas balloon pilots competing in America’s Challenge after a rough landing in Sandoval County.

Phil Bryant and Mike Emich landed in a remote area of the Santa Ana Pueblo west of Algodones.

One of the pilots was taken to nearby hospital as a precaution.

Meanwhile, a team from Poland leads the race.

Around 11 Friday morning, they were just west of Oklahoma City.

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