Officials raise death toll in Egypt hot air balloon accident to 19 after Brit dies of wounds

Feb 26, 2013 Full story: Edmonton Journal 7

A hot air balloon flying over Egypt's ancient city of Luxor caught fire and crashed into a sugar cane field on Tuesday, killing at least 19 foreign tourists in one of the world's deadliest ballooning accidents and handing a new blow to Egypt's ailing tourism industry.

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Sacramento, CA

#1 Feb 26, 2013
Most likely, the balloon was shot down by local muslims.

Since Barrack Hussein Obama helped overthrow the Egyptian government, the country is unsafe for any tourist.
Hussein Obama's homeboy muslim terrorists now control the country.

“kill 'em with kindness......”

Since: Apr 11


#2 Feb 26, 2013
The pilot line was wrapped around a helium tank.

Making light of the deaths of 19 tourists is a sad way to go about things.

RIP to all of them.

Geez, it was an accident. How could you be so brash about it? People died!

“kill 'em with kindness......”

Since: Apr 11


#3 Feb 26, 2013

so you can laugh some more.

so not cool.

New Baltimore, MI

#4 Feb 26, 2013
Granted....the Egyptians have not perfected the drone yet....

Vernon, Canada

#5 Feb 26, 2013
Granted the Americans have had their fair share of failures!

New Baltimore, MI

#6 Feb 27, 2013
Spathis wrote:
Granted the Americans have had their fair share of failures!
LOL! A few.....because we try more often than everyone else combined. How many dirty Egyptians have walked on the Moon? Any Egyptian "rovers" driving around on Mars? What has an Egyptian invented in the past 5000 years? Oh! That's right....

Since: Mar 13

Cairo, Egypt

#9 Mar 28, 2013
we booked a trip to Egypt through , it was very fantastic trip really

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