Photographer Who Captured His Hot Air Balloon Crash on Video Describes the Scary Drop Into Water

Utah photojournalist Matt Newey was enjoying the beautiful views of a hot air balloon ride when a freak gust of wind send he and the other passengers plunging into an icy reservoir. And Newey, who works for NBC Affiliate KSL in Salt Lake City, caught the whole thing on video. He joined LX News to describe the dramatic crash landing, and why it won’t stop him from hot air ballooning again.