A hot air balloon, similar to the ones pictured here, amde a hard landing at a festival in Missouri Saturday evening, scaring spectators and injuring a young girl.
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It happened at the Hannibal Bicentennial Celebration when an “experienced balloonist” tried to land, KHQA-TV reported.

He ended up smashing into several spectators, bouncing off the ground and grazing a tree before bringing the balloon under control.

A young girl suffered minor injuries.

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"Thankfully, there were no serious injuries, and the event continued," the festival committee said in a statement, CNN reported.

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