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  1. News - Hong Kong - BALLOON DISASTER

    Families of victims of Egypt balloon disaster renew call for inquiry

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Families renew call for inquiry into tragedy Families of the nine Hongkongers who died in last February's hot-air balloon tragedy in Egypt are frustrated ... when the early-morning sightseeing trip turned to tragedy in the ancient temple city of Luxor on February 26. "We feel so helpless; the government is not helping us and fufilling its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1408673/families-victims-egypt-balloon-disaster-renew-call-inquiry
  2. News - Hong Kong - BALLOON DISASTER

    Hong Kong aviation officials left out of Egypt crash probe

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com HK aviation officials left out of Egypt crash probe Egyptian authorities have turned down a request from the Hong Kong government to help investigate ... in the investigation". Egypt's head of the investigation, Walid el-Moqadem, said earlier that Hong Kong, Britain and Japan had been given an "advisory role". The 19 dead included nationals from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1184354/hong-kong-aviation-officials-left-out-egypt-crash-probe
  3. News - Hong Kong - BALLOON DISASTER

    Egypt hot-air balloon crash was 'hell', says Scottish survivor

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Stuart Lau

    ... tells of three seconds to 'hell' The only holidaymaker who survived last week's hot-air balloon disaster in Egypt that left nine Hongkongers dead has described the swift, ... in Egypt, Scottish newspaper The Courier reported. "It was hell. The balloon went up in flames only three seconds after the gas leak started," the 49-year-old construction worker from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1177237/egypt-hot-air-balloon-crash-was-hell-says-scottish-survivor
  4. News - Hong Kong - BALLOON DISASTER

    Egypt balloon pilot tried in vain to reach safety valve

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... cylinder after the fire broke out but he failed because he was engulfed in flames. Meanwhile, relatives of the Hong Kong victims returned home yesterday afternoon after a harrowing week in Egypt ... with the hose," he said. "The other is a manufacturing fault." He apologised to the families of the victims, who included tourists from France, Egypt, Britain and Japan. Psychologist Rosalie Lo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1180403/pilot-tried-vain-reach-safety-valve
  5. News - China - BALLOON DISASTER

    Beijing urged to tighten controls over hot-air balloons after tragedy in Egypt

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of the tragedy in Egypt, the mainland's biggest hot-air balloon club is urging the government to take steps to stop illegal flights and balloon manufacturing in China. Cheng Peng, general manager ... more money and terrains are ideally flat for landings and take-offs. If history is any indication, though, the tragedy in Egypt could set back the ballooning industry in China by slowing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1167529/beijing-urged-tighten-controls-over-hot-air-balloons-after-tragedy-egypt
  6. News - Hong Kong - BALLOON DISASTER

    Relatives identify Luxor crash victims

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Amy Nip in Cairo and Cheung Chi-fai Relatives identify Luxor crash victims Six of the nine Hong Kong victims in the hot-air balloon crash in Luxor have been identified by relatives but the remaining three are too badly disfigured and will need forensic or ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1167635/relatives-identify-luxor-crash-victims
  7. News - Hong Kong - BALLOON DISASTER

    Governor of Luxor apologises for deadly balloon tragedy

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Amy Nip in Luxor and Cheung Chi-fai City leader expresses sorrow for death of 19 tourists in balloon disaster and says he will follow any directives from inquiry into tragedy Luxor chief apologises and vows safety upgrade The governor of the Egyptian city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1167533/governor-luxor-apologises-deadly-balloon-tragedy

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