Lights Over Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE -- Beautiful weather capped an otherwise perfect weekend at the 40th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Saturday the fiesta set a world record when 345 balloons launched into the air in one hour.

A few landing snafu's were the only blemishes on Sunday.

Before 9 a.m. balloon 157, landed in the area of Los Ranchos and 2nd Street.

As the balloon deflated it fell over some power lines and knocked out power to more than 1200 customers in the area.

Power was out for about a half an hour as crews released the balloon.

No one was injured.



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