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Sunday, 23 June 2019

Hot-air balloons temporarily suspended in Luxor

Hot-air balloon flights over Luxor have been temporarily suspended after a balloon was driven off course by strong winds on Thursday, Ahram Online reports. The balloon managed to land safely in a mountainous area; all 11 tourists onboard and the pilot left the balloon safely before being picked up by a military search and rescue unit. Local authorities will investigate the matter to ensure that companies comply with all safety regulations, the Associated Press reports.

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