At least 19 people. mainly tourists from Europe and Asia, were killed when a hot air balloon crashed near Luxor, Egypt. The pilot and a tourist survived after jumping from the basket before it hit the ground.
At least two tourists have been reported dead after two hot-air balloons collided at a beauty spot in central Turkey. The region's tourist ballooning sector has grown dramatically in recent years.
The UN is set to decide on a resolution demanding international access to the crash site of a downed passenger jet in Ukraine. Meanwhile, fresh fighting has erupted between government and rebel forces near Donetsk.
A parachutist club plane has crashed in southern Poland during takeoff. Eleven occupants are feared dead. Only one person survived, according to an emergency services spokeswoman.
A group of foreign tourists have been killed in a hot air balloon accident in southern Egypt near the city of Luxor. The aircraft crashed following an explosion on board.
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