Ahmed Hussein, a pilot with Magic Horizon Balloons, in one of the baskets at the firm's base in Luxor - all balloons have been grounded during an inquiry. Photo: Sam TsangAhmed Hussein, a pilot with Magic Horizon Balloons, in one of the baskets at the firm's base in Luxor - all balloons have been grounded during an inquiry. Photo: Sam Tsang
Ahmed Hussein, a pilot with Magic Horizon Balloons, in one of the baskets at the firm's base in Luxor - all balloons have been grounded during an inquiry. Photo: Sam Tsang

Balloon pilot was not to blame for disaster in Egypt, say colleagues

They suspect faulty hardware, not human error, led to tragedy in the sky

Topic |   Egypt balloon tragedy
Ahmed Hussein, a pilot with Magic Horizon Balloons, in one of the baskets at the firm's base in Luxor - all balloons have been grounded during an inquiry. Photo: Sam TsangAhmed Hussein, a pilot with Magic Horizon Balloons, in one of the baskets at the firm's base in Luxor - all balloons have been grounded during an inquiry. Photo: Sam Tsang
Ahmed Hussein, a pilot with Magic Horizon Balloons, in one of the baskets at the firm's base in Luxor - all balloons have been grounded during an inquiry. Photo: Sam Tsang
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