Skip to comments.Egypt Hot Air Balloon Crash Death Toll Rises to 19
Posted on 02/26/2013 6:35:36 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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.
The casualties included French, British, Belgian, Hungarian, Japanese nationals and nine tourists from Hong Kong, Luxor Governor Ezzat Saad told reporters. Three survivors two British tourists and the Egyptian pilots were taken to a local hospital, but one of the Britons later died of injuries.
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I wouldn’t want to be up there in a massive target when the Muslim’s celebrate with gun fire.
There is something especially awful about dying far away from home (or I mean losing a loved one when they are far away).
There has to be something not right with someone’s thinking when they are going to Egypt at this time for any reason. Much less getting into a contraption being maintained by 7th century whackjobs. Allah 20, suckers 0.
Don't they use copy editors anymore?