Deadly Hot Air Balloon Crash in Emirates

Two people died Sunday after the hot air balloon they were traveling in crashed in the United Arab Emirates, officials said.
The balloon was carrying a total of 14 people and one other passenger was seriously injured, reports BBC News.
According to a spokesperson from the Balloon Adventures Emirates (BAE), the balloon took off early Sunday morning. Soon after take-off, the pilot decided to make an emergency landing because the wind had grown significantly stronger, reports ABC News.
According to BAE, this is first accident the company has had in its five years of operation, reports BBC News.

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