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Female tourist killed and 12 injured in hot air balloon crash in Egypt

Posted 5 January 2018 · Add Comment

A South African female tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured when a hot air balloon crashed near Luxor, Egypt, earlier today.

The incident happened as the holidaymakers were being taken to see the ancient ruins at Luxor, from the air.

Egyptian authorities said 20 people had been on board and the accident was caused by strong winds that forced the balloon off its course.

 

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