It’s dangerous to be a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon

Watch at your own risk: It's dangerous being a Macy's Day Parade balloon |

Filled with helium and suspended above millions of parade-goers and volunteers, the iconic balloons of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade are prone to veering off course faster than grandpa after a few Thanksgiving hot toddies.

Here are some of the more notable balloon accidents at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.