As I turn up to the news I can’t help but write a post on this tragedy. An Egypt hot air balloon has just crashed killing 19 tourists from China, Japan, France and England.
A hot air balloon carrying 20 tourists crashed in the Egyptian town of Luxor Photo: Alamy
An official told the Associated Press news agency that there was a fire and an explosion and that the balloon then plunged from the sky and crashed into sugar cane fields west of Luxor, which is 320 miles south of Cairo, the Egyptian capital
Britons are reportedly among those killed in the crash, along with tourists from Hong Kong, Japan, Belgium, France and Egypt.
NBC news has reported that Two British were among those killed, with nine Chinese citizens from Hong Kong, four Japanese, two French and two unidentified.