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Hot air balloon lands safely in mountainous area in Luxor today

Thursday 20/June/2019 - 03:30 PM
Sada El Balad
Ahmed Moamar
A well-places source at the Ministry of Civil Aviation ( MoCA) said that strong winds swerved a hot air balloon on the western part of Luxor today’s morning.
The balloon landed safely at a mountainous area.
The source added that the balloon was boarding eleven people.
The MoCA contacted rescue units of the Armed Forces to intervene immediately.
A plane was dispatched to search the balloon and spot its place of landing.
The crew of rescue found that all sightseers boarding the balloon were in good condition.
It is worth to mention that thousands of tourists prefer to board balloons in Luxor to enjoy a panoramic city of the city.
It is said Luxor، some 800 km south to Cairo، house a third of the world antiquities.

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