Hot Air Balloon Explosion and Crash in Egypt Kills 18 Foreign Tourists – Video Report 2/26/13

In Egypt, 18 Foreign Tourists have died in a “Hot Air Balloon” explosion and crash. Authorities say the tourists from Hong Kong, Great Britain, France and Japan were in the balloon over Luxor, which is South of Cairo, and in the area of many of Egypt’s ancient tourist attractions. An explosion took place in the balloon and it reportedly plunged 1000 feet, crashing in a sugar cane field. Egypt says “No foul play” was involved in the crash.

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