4 individuals have been killed and one particular person was critically injured after a scorching air balloon crashed in a desert space about 50 miles northwest of Tucson, Ariz., on Sunday morning, the police stated.
The crash occurred round 7:50 a.m. in Eloy, Ariz., the Eloy Police Department stated on Fb.
The reason for the crash remained underneath investigation, the police stated, including that they have been working with the Nationwide Transportation Security Board and the Federal Aviation Administration to find out a trigger.
The N.T.S.B. said on social media that it was investigating the crash however supplied no additional particulars.
The police stated they have been withholding the names of the victims pending notification of subsequent of kin. The identification of the operator of the new air balloon, the place it took off from and its vacation spot have been additionally unavailable.
The police didn’t reply to requests for extra data.
“Whereas we proceed our efforts, we ask to your ideas and assist for the households and family members affected throughout this tough time,” the police stated on Fb.