19 tourists killed in hot air balloon crash in Egypt

At least 19 tourists have been killed in a hot air balloon crash in Egypt.
There are reports that British, Korean, Japanese and Egyptian people are among the victims.
It happened during a flight near Luxor.
Witnesses say the balloon suddenly exploded.
Christopher Michel was flying in the balloon in front when he realised something had gone wrong.
“We heard a loud explosion behind us and I looked back and saw lots of smoke” he said.
“Then we could see the reaction of the pilot on the balloon – and he said this hasn’t happened in a long time – and told us to look forward”.
“They set the balloon down and then said nothing, and then we heard the emergency vehicles arrive” he added.


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