Peru: Tourist hot-air balloon crashes in Pacific Ocean, 5 rescued & 2 missing

Posted on April 29, 2013 • Filed under: Peru, Tourist Missing, Tourists Rescued, Travel News

As covered by, “A hot-air tourist balloon carrying seven people in Peru has fallen into the Pacific Ocean, and authorities say they have rescued five women while the craft’s pilot and another man remain missing. Interior Minister Wilfredo Pedraza says none of the people on the flight were wearing life jackets.
Members of the Peruvian navy, air force and police searched with helicopters, boats and jet skis for the missing men throughout the day Sunday.” Read Article

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