Hot air balloon in Australia – level 2
A hot air balloon was flying over the ocean in Australia with 9 people on board. It was running low on fuel and it was not able to land properly.
The people were afraid that the balloon would ditch into the ocean, but a passing boat saw it and helped. The pilot was able to offload the passengers one at a time. Once the passengers were safe, the balloon was light enough for the pilot to land safely on a beach. He received a lot of praise for his actions.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What measures did the pilot take to ensure that all passengers were safely offloaded from the balloon?
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