But that was no ordinary hot air balloon crash in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif. last night. It was a wedding proposal, gone horribly wrong!

He asked her to marry him, but then the hot air balloon broke and they drifted out to sea only to be rescued by surfers in the area. How romantic?

Video quickly made its way to Twitter:

And here’s a view from the shore:

Twitchy would like to wish the happy couple the best of luck on their new life together. And from the looks of it, they’re going to need it.