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Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention

Posted: 8:21 AM, Sep 26, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-26 12:21:48Z
Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention
Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention
Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention
Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention
Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention
Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention
Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention
Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention
Upside-down balloon in Vegas sky grabs attention

Hot air balloons over the Las Vegas valley are not an unusual sight. But quite a few people were surprised when they saw a balloon early Friday morning that appeared to be flying upside down.

The upside-down balloon and its companions took flight around 7:30 a.m. Many people began posting photos of the unusual balloon on social media. Some even called 911 because they were worried.

For a while, no one seemed to know where the unusual balloon came from.

It turns out that the balloon belongs to the German-based Festo Corp ., who is in town for the PACK Expo. The upside-down balloon is actually one half of a pair of balloons. The other balloon is a traditional hot air balloon.

 

 
 

 

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