Two tourists plunged after a hot air balloon caught fire while admiring the sights of the ancient city of Mexico
AFP reports that two people have died in a balloon fire. It flew over the ancient city of Teotihuacan, Mejico, about 70 kilometers north-east of Mexico City. Saturday, April 1, local time
“Passengers jumped from balloons,” the Mexican government said in a statement. ready to add that a child was burned.
Mexican authorities said only that a 50-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman jumped from the hot air balloon and fell to their lives. At the same time, one child was injured and burned to the face. Including a broken right femur.
It was not revealed if there were any other passengers on board the burning balloon.
Video clips shared on social media reveal the moment the balloon burst into flames. in the middle of the clear sky
for the city of Teotihuacan It is an ancient Mesoamerican city. Built in the 1st-7th century, it is one of the great ancient cities. and has the largest population of America at the time of construction It is estimated that around 25,000 people live in the city.
The highlight of Teotihuacan is the pyramid of Mesoamerican architecture. Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon and Quetzalcoatl Cathedral, Seattle
As a result, balloon tours around the city are very popular. because the ancient city can be seen in a wide angle Several companies offer balloon tours that cost around $150.