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.
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.
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.
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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