Terrifying moment 15 people inside hot air balloon basket brace for impact just before it smashes into the ground and flips over a bush, leaving four in hospital including a woman aged 80

Mail Online | 1/13/2018 | Sam Duncan For Daily Mail Australia
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Terrifying footage has emerged of the moment passengers inside a hot air balloon about to crash were told to brace themselves for impact.

The balloon with 15 people on board plummeted to the ground only minutes after taking off from Greta, in the New South Wales Hunter Valley on Saturday morning.

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Separate video filmed from on the ground shows the balloon's basket flipping over after being dragged along the ground and smashing into a bush.

The impact left four people injured, including an 80-year-old woman with a fractured leg and a 24-year-old woman with spinal injuries.

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The pair were airlifted to John Hunter Hospital, and two other people were treated at Maitland Hospital for minor injuries before being released, Seven News reported.

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