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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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Tourist hot air balloon in deadly crash in Egypt

CBS News - 05 Jan 2018
LUXOR, Egypt -- Egyptian officials say a sightseeing balloon carrying foreign tourists over the southern city of Luxor has crash landed, killing one tourist and injuring seven. The officials say Friday's incident was caused by strong winds that forced ...
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A Rooster, a Duck, and a Sheep Walk Into a Hot Air Balloon…

Atlas Obscura - 04 Jan 2018
In the year 2018, we tend to take human flight largely for granted. But in the early days of aviation, even sending up a large balloon seemed like a potentially deadly bit of hubris. So when the first passenger-ready hot air balloons began taking to ...
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In Dubai, Flying With the Falcons

New York Times - 17 Jan 2018
In the east, the sky glowed orange and crimson, and the light illuminated a sea of saltbushes, sweet grass and wind-rippled dunes. Beside me, the pilot, Mike Schaefer, a big, balding German with a salt-and-pepper goatee and black-framed glasses, turned ...
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Hudson's winter hot-air balloon festival set for this month

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - 07 Jan 2018
26-28, with two sunrise mass ascensions of 30-plus hot air balloons scheduled for Jan. 27. A pre-event — “Hot Air Affair at the Ice Castles” — is set for 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday in Stillwater. “When we heard heard that the Super Bowl was going to be in ...
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Six hurt in Hunter Valley hot air balloon crash

Daily Telegraph - 13 Jan 2018
Four other passengers suffered minor injuries. Two victims from the hot-air balloon crash were flown to John Hunter Hospital. Picture: Peter Lorimer. It is understood there were a number of balloons trying to land at the same time when winds suddenly ...
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Luxor In Egypt Has A Long History Of Hot Air Balloon Crashes

Huffington Post South Africa (blog) - 08 Jan 2018
Hot-air balloons have been a core component of the tourism industry in Luxor, Egypt, for about 25 years, but the city's recent safety record is a cause for alarm, the Telegraph reported. It's history is being highlighted following the death of a South ...
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TNT catches fire with 18 triples in romp of reeling Meralco

Rappler - 21 Jan 2018
But Meralco made things interesting early in the 3rd quarter by closing the gap to just 5 points, 47-52, courtesy of back-to-back treys from KG Canaleta and Jared Dillinger. TNT found its groove again in the payoff period and had its advantage balloon ...
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Hudson Hot Air Affair pre-events start on Jan. 7

River Falls Journal - 04 Jan 2018
Come check out the fire of hot air balloon burners at the ice spectacular and meet the Snow Queen and her Royal Guard from 3-6 p.m. Use a Hot Air Affair Discount Code: icecub18 at IceCastles.com/Stillwater for a $2 off admission. On Saturday, Jan. 13 ...
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Egypt: Hot air balloon crashes in Luxor, 1 tourist killed

570 News - 05 Jan 2018
The officials say Friday's incident was caused by strong winds that forced the balloon off its course above the city's pharaonic temples and tombs. There were no details immediately on the nationalities of the victims. The officials spoke on condition ...
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Fatal hot air balloon crash

Castanet.net - 05 Jan 2018
A hot air balloon carrying foreign tourists over Egypt's ancient city of Luxor crash-landed Friday, killing a tourist from South Africa and injuring at least 12 others, Egyptian officials said. Strong winds forced the balloon, which was carrying 20 ...
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Still Processing a Traumatic 2017? HBO's High Maintenance Can Help

Vanity Fair - 20 Jan 2018
They quickly set about writing Episode 1, titled “Globo” (“balloon” in Spanish). The plot is rife with unspoken horror. Essentially, some unspecified catastrophe has happened, and everyone in the city is miserable and scared, looking down at their ...
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Alabama 68, Mississippi State 62: Tide holds off Bulldogs

The Decatur Daily - 21 Jan 2018
The Crimson Tide opened the game on fire, making seven of its first 13 field goal attempts to lead 15-3 on a dunk by freshman forward Galin Smith with 14:18 left in the first half. The advantage continued to balloon as the Mississippi State turnovers ...
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Fire balloon competition lights up Myanmar's Shan State

Nikkei Asian Review - 30 Nov 2017
The daytime animal balloon category, according to a team head, is one that children can enjoy. "The evening category has fireworks, and it's a little dangerous," he said. The Buddhist festival of Tazaungdaing, also known as the "Festival of Lights," is ...
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Taunggyi's Fire Balloon Festival

The Irrawaddy News Magazine - 02 Nov 2017
TAUNGGYI, SHAN STATE—Tens of thousands of people gathered in Shan State capital Taunggyi this week to celebrate the annual balloon festival held around the full moon day of Tazaungmone, the eighth month of the Myanmar Calendar. The balloon festival ...
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Myanmar's Deadly Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Diplomat - 21 Nov 2017
In eastern Myanmar, the Taunggyi Tazaungdaing hot air balloon festival was held at the start of November. Over 300 balloons were entered in the evening show, spanning just over one week. Balloons were decorated with Buddhist symbols and each weighed an ...

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