Egypt: Balloon Trips Cancelled After Crash


Governor of Luxor Ezzat Saad has suspended all hot air balloon flights after a crash killed several tourists.
  • Egypt:  PM Follows Up Hot Air Balloon Crash in Luxor

    Egypt State Information Service, 26 February 2013

    Prime Minister Hisham Qandil phoned on Tuesday 26/2/2013 Luxor Governor Ezzat Saad to stand on the repercussions of the hot air balloon crash in the governorate that left 19 ... read more »

Hot air balloon ride in Luxor, Egypt (file photo).

  • Egypt:  Balloon Crash in Luxor Kills 18 Tourists, Injures Three

    Aswat Masriya, 26 February 2013

    A health ministry source said on Tuesday that 18 people were killed and three were injured in a hot air balloon explosion in Luxor on Tuesday. read more »

  • Egypt:  Hot Air Balloon Crash - 19 Killed

    Tunis Afrique Presse, 26 February 2013

    At least 19 foreign tourists were killed when a hot air balloon exploded and plummeted from the sky in southern Egypt, state-run Nile TV reported. read more »

  • Egypt:  Luxor Governor Stops Hot Balloons After Deadly Crash

    Aswat Masriya, 26 February 2013

    Luxor Governor Ezzat Saad has ordered hot air balloon companies to suspend trips following a deadly crash that left at least 19 dead on Tuesday, reported the state news agency. read more »

  • Egypt:  Hot Air Balloon Explosion Kills 14 Tourists

    Aswat Masriya, 26 February 2013

    Egypt's health ministry said on Tuesday that 14 people were killed, two were injured while four went missing in a Luxor hot air balloon explosion on Tuesday, reported the state ... read more »

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  • Egypt:  Hot Air Balloon Explosion Kills Tourists

    Aswat Masriya, 26 February 2013

    Egypt's health ministry said on Tuesday that 14 people were killed, two were injured while four went missing in a Luxor hot air balloon explosion on Tuesday, reported the state ... read more »