16 tourists, including Canadian, hurt in Egypt balloon crash
A hot air balloon crash in Egypt has injured 16 tourists, including a Canadian woman, officials said.
The balloon struck a cellphone transmission tower Saturday near Gourna village on the west bank of the Nile.
A doctor at Luxor International Hospital said the Canadian, a 47-year-old woman, suffered only scratches and bruises and has been released from hospital.
Those aboard the balloon, operated by a company called Magic Horizon, were from France, Belgium, England, Denmark, the U.S., Canada and South Korea.
Their flight took them over the ancient temple city of Luxor, a popular tourist destination.
With files from The Associated Press