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Hot-Air Balloon Crashes near Ljubljana, Four Killed

Ljubljana, 23 August - A hot air balloon carrying a group of 32 people crashed and burned on the southern outskirts of Ljubljana at around 8 AM on Thursday morning, leaving four people dead and 28 injured. According to Slovenia's leading aviation investigator, the crash was most probably caused by low-altitude wind shear, caused by incoming storm.

Ljubljana
Hot air balloon crashed near Ljubljana, killing four and leaving 28 injured.
Photo: Nebojša Tejič/STA

Ljubljana
Hot air balloon crashed near Ljubljana, killing four and leaving 28 injured.
Photo: Nebojša Tejič/STA

Ljubljana
Authorities investigate the hot air balloon crash site.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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