Dec 17, 2014 4:01 AM

Tourist dies in hot air balloon accident in Turkey

The Associated Press

ISTANBUL (AP) Turkish news agencies say a hot air balloon fell in the popular tourist region of Cappadocia, killing one person and injuring five.

State-run Anadolu Agency says the balloon took off Wednesday morning from Goreme. The reports said the cause of the accident is unknown.

Dozens of hot air balloons carry tourists aloft most mornings in Goreme to watch the sunrise over the world-renowned landscape of geological formations in the area.


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