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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 04:58:43 GMT

Hot air balloon gets snagged on railway lines in Saga | The Tokyo ...  -  The Tokyo Reporter
SAGA (TR) – A hot air balloon became caught on a railway track bridge in Saga City on Saturday during a city-wide hot air balloon race, bringing trains to a ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:38:00 GMT

HORROR: British mum is killed in hot air balloon  -  Express.co.uk
The incident happened at about 7am local time on Tuesday after the balloon, which was carrying 15 people, passed over a mountain in preparation for a landing at Mooinooi, in North-west South Africa. Hartbeespoort Emergency Rescue Unit spokeswoman ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:51:37 GMT
Hot air balloon ride response  -  The Circuit
The homecoming theme “homeward bound” allowed for a new mode of transportation for one student to travel. Any students that were out walking around 5 p.m. on Monday, October 24 would have seen a large, colorful hot air balloon taking off from the ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:03:18 GMT

Clearing skies could be good news for ClovisFest balloons  -  Fresno Bee
After much consideration, Clovis moved its annual ClovisFest & Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly to the last weekend in October to get it out of the often sultry days of September. That means the balloons will fly this weekend … um, weather permitting. A ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:22:08 GMT

Brit's torment after wife dies in hot air balloon crash on dream holiday after help took hour and a half to arrive  -  The Sun
A distraught British holidaymaker told last night of his torment waiting an hour and a half for help for his dying wife after an horrific hot air balloon crash in South Africa. Suzanne Astle, 48, was on a dream balloon safari with her husband John and ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:26:47 GMT

British woman killed in hot air balloon crash  -  The Independent
A British woman has been killed in a hot air balloon crash in South Africa after a “freak” change in weather conditions. Susan Astle, a 48-year-old mother of two, was thrown from the basket of the balloon as it passed over a mountain in Mooinooi, 80 ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:41:01 GMT

British mother dies in 'freak' hot air balloon crash in South Africa  -  KL.FM 96.7
A British mother-of-two has been killed in a hot air balloon crash after what has been described as a “freak” change in weather conditions. Susan Astle reportedly suffered severe head injuries after she was thrown from the basket of the balloon as it ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:50:19 GMT
The 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championships kick off in Saga today!  -  World Air Sports Federation
image4 This will be the 3rd time (1989, 1997 and 2016) that Saga is hosting the FAI World Championships. Today, Saturday and Sunday are practice flying days. The competition will constist of morning and afternoon flights over 7 days (Monday, 31 October ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:19:36 GMT

Balloons fill the skies over Taos this weekend  -  taosnews
Leslie Cronin is the reservations specialist for Pueblo Balloon. When asked what a hot air balloon ride is like she says, “For me personally it's the coolest thing besides meeting the Rolling Stones in 1978.” She points out that flying over the Río ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:52:18 GMT

British mother killed in South African hot air balloon accident  -  BT.com
A British mother died and two other people were injured after they were thrown from a hot air balloon as it was dragged by gusting winds in South Africa. The accident happened at around 7am local time on Tuesday after the balloon, which was carrying 15 ...