Smoke streamed from hot air balloon mid-flight

The horrific balloon crash in Egypt left 19 people dead.

Smoke was seen streaming out of a hot air balloon moments before it plunged to the ground, killing 19 passengers.

The amateur footage was captured by a passenger on another balloon near the ancient Egyptian town of Luxor.

ITV News cannot independently verify the content or location of the photograph.


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