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VIDEO: Hot air balloon crashes during wedding

Posted at 11:33 AM, Jan 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-08 11:36:14-05

By Terrell Brown

SAN DIEGO (CBS) - A California couple certainly had a memorable wedding on Monday. It started in a hot air balloon over San Diego, but an unexpected thing happened on the way to their "I do's."
Jonathan Narcisse said his wife Kerrin surprised him with a unique venue for their wedding.

"She said I just went out and arranged for us to get married in a hot air balloon and I said I'm scared of heights and she said oh I am too it'll be fun," Jonathan said.

But the trouble started shortly after the couple said 'I do.' That's when a strong gust of wind took the balloon and the entire wedding party on an out-of-control ride.

"I thought it was pretty fast and so we were all holding on in our stance to land," Kerrin said. "It bounced like two or three times and then were just being drug by the balloon."

The balloon came to rest atop this suburban San Diego home. Amazingly no one was seriously hurt and no property was damaged.

"It was so much cooler than just landing on a field and rolling out of the balloon and getting into the van it just sort of ended the fairy tale," Jonathan said.