A hot air balloon has been forced to make an impromptu landing in Canberra’s city centre on Friday morning.

The inflatable aircraft came to a stop between Parkes Way and Lady Denman Drive just before 8:30am.

The incident created delays for commuters heading into Civic during the morning peak hour.

Thankfully, the Pilot gave a heads up to ACT Police who were able to coordinate the landing with officers on scene to manage traffic.

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