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A fire balloon (風船爆弾, fūsen bakudan?, lit. "balloon bomb"), or ...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
A fire balloon (風船爆弾, fūsen bakudan?, lit. "balloon bomb"), or Fu-Go (ふ号[兵器], fugō [heiki]?, lit. "Code Fu [Weapon]"), was a weapon launched by Japan during World War II. A hydrogen balloon with a load varying from a 15 kg (33 lb) antipersonnel bomb to one 12-kilogram (26 lb) incendiary bomb and four 5 kg (11 lb) incendiary devices attached, it was designed as a cheap weapon intended to make use of the jet stream over the Pacific Ocean and drop bombs on American and Ca
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Hot air balloon lands in Waterbeach car park

BBC News - 13 Nov 2017
Office workers were left bewildered when a hot air balloon landed in their car park - with no pilot to be found. The balloon and basket came "plummeting from the sky" at Cambridge Research Park in Waterbeach at about 11:00 GMT. "We all rushed out to ...
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Tazaungdaing: Fire. Balloons. Camera. Action!

DVB - 12 Nov 2017
Picture hundreds of homemade fireworks strapped to the basket of a hot-air balloon, let off in the middle of a crowd of tens of thousands. Absolute mayhem. Early this month, the full moon festival of Tazaungdaing was celebrated in Taunggyi, the Shan ...
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Sparks and sponsorship light up Myanmar's Shan State

Nikkei Asian Review - 19 Nov 2017
TAUNGGYI, Myanmar -- A huge blue squirrel is in trouble, sagging and listing awkwardly from side to side while its red and yellow peers rise smoothly into a clear sky. But the teams that enter the fire balloon competition in Taunggyi -- capital of ...
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Thousands expected at Hot Air Balloon festival

The Hindu - 07 Nov 2017
The stage is set for the spectacular Araku Hot Air Balloon Festival to be held from November 14 to 16 in the green valleys of the Eastern Ghats. The festival is an initiative of the State government organised in collaboration with the E-Factor and ...
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Taunggyi fire balloon festival starts

Eleven Myanmar - 27 Oct 2017
The Taunggyi fire balloon festival kicked off on October 26 at Taunggyi, Shan State with the state chief minister and cabinet ministers opening the ceremony. The festival will run until November 4, with the army and police tightening security. More ...
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FAA: Wind blows hot air balloon onto Pennsylvania steeple

Allentown Morning Call - 24 Oct 2017
The Federal Aviation Administration says it appears wind blew a hot air balloon onto a Pennsylvania church steeple after the balloon had safely landed nearby. The balloon had been participating in a Balloons Over Morgantown event in West Virginia ...
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Two dead following house fire near 42nd and Locust

fox4kc.com - 22 Nov 2017
Assistant Fire Marshal Floyd Peoples said unlike homes built of drywall that help contain flames to one room, this house has hallow walls. He said it was built using a technique called balloon construction, which helps flames travel from the basement ...
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Hot air balloon makes safe emergency landing in Connecticut

WABC-TV - 24 Oct 2017
A hot air balloon in Connecticut was forced to make an emergency landing on Sunday morning shortly after taking off. The balloon had just taken off from the Aqua Turf Club in Southington with five passengers on board when the basket snagged a tree in ...
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At Least 12 Injured at Taunggyi Balloon Festival

The Irrawaddy News Magazine - 31 Oct 2017
MANDALAY – At least 12 people were injured when a fireworks-laden hot air balloon fell onto spectators and vendors at the annual Tazaungdaing festival in Taunggyi, southern Shan state, on Monday. The festival committee said a balloon from the Twun Tee ...
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Tyler resident reminisces about the joys of flying hot air balloons

Tyler Morning Telegraph - 24 Oct 2017
Reminiscing about his days as a hot air balloon commercial pilot in Tyler, Iowa and Kentucky, Braxton N. McGraw, 83, remembers he enjoyed the freedom and the sensation of floating along up in the air with the wind, which made a beautiful day seem more ...
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Balloon release for young boy killed by accidental gun fire

KFDM-TV News - 11 Nov 2017
A balloon release took place at Kountze Intermediate for Trintin Glenn, a young boy killed by accidental gun fire. AA. A Southeast Texas school is honoring the memory of a student whose life was cut short by accidental gun fire. Friday morning, Kountze ...
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Hot air balloonist reports hay shed fire, crews respond | Photos

Cowra Guardian - 13 Nov 2017
Some wheat bales and machinery were destroyed before RFS personnel from the Billimari, Moorbel and Torrington brigades were able to control the fire by using two excavators to separate the remaining hay. Meantime temperatures across the state are ...

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