Egypt balloon crash probe rules out criminal activity

Balloon crash

There are only 10 companies operating balloon flights in Egypt, he said, making it clear that they are all subjected to routine inspection.

Meanwhile, the Health Ministry in Luxor moved the two wounded persons in the crash to Cairo.

The ministry said it transferred the two wounded from Luxor's International Hospital to Nasir Institute in Cairo because of the seriousness of their conditions.

The governor of Luxor Ezzat Saad had banned all hot-air balloon flights after the tragedy.

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