Kids in Inflatable Bounce House Thrown 50 feet by Wind
Three children who were playing in an inflatable bounce house were swept up, and away, by strong winds on Monday in Upstate New York.
A picture posted by WNYT, shows the house flying through he air. WNYT reported that the three kids, ages 5, 6, and 10, fell out; two of which were seriously injured. According to WNYT the third escaped with minor scrapes and bruises.
According to WNYT one boy landed on a parked car, the other landed on asphalt, after the bounce house flew over a stretch of woods and landed in the field behind a middle school. Witnesses said the boys fell out when it was about 15 feet above the ground.
According to police, the 10' x 10' toy was anchored into the ground by spikes but swept away by strong winds.
See more pictures of the flying bounce house from the Post-Star.