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Sunday, 11 May 2014 - 10:26
2 bodies found, 1 missing after hot air balloon burns, crashes in Virginia -Video
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More than 100 state troopers and deputies searched for the third occupant of a hot air balloon that crashed in flames at a Virginia balloon festival, killing the other two people on board, state police said Saturday.

Witnesses captured photographs of the balloon after it drifted into power lines, burst into flames Friday night and crashed into the countryside about 25 miles north of Richmond.

Some reported seeing two people either jump or fall from the basket at a dizzying height.

The bodies were found about 1,500 yards apart in a heavily wooded area, Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said Saturday afternoon.

 Hot air balloon hits power lines, crashes Police: No contact yet with balloon

Two members of the University of Richmond women's basketball program were among those aboard, a person familiar with the university's athletic department told CNN

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