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Fuel leak determined cause of Luxor balloon crash

Fuel leak determined cause of Luxor balloon crash

Egyptians gather at the site where a hot air balloon exploded over the ancient temple city of Luxor on February 26, 2013. The hot air balloon caught fire and exploded over Luxor during a sunrise flight, killing up to 19 tourists, including Asians and Europeans, sources said. The balloon carrying 21 people was flying at 300 metres (1,000 feet) when it caught fire, a security official said.  (AFP PHOTO/STR)

Egyptians gather at the site where a hot air balloon exploded over the ancient temple city of Luxor on February 26, 2013.
(AFP PHOTO/STR)

A fuel leak was found to be the cause of last year’s hot air balloon crash …