The wreckage of a hot air balloon and its gondola lay in a field near Luxor, Egypt, on Tuesday. A fire and subsequent crash killed many of those who were aboard the tourist flight. Reuters /Landov hide caption itoggle caption Reuters /Landov The Two-Way Tourist Tragedy In Egypt: Hot Air Balloon Catches Fire; Many Aboard Killed February 26, 2013 The death toll is reported to be near 20. What caused the fire and crash has yet to be determined. Balloon rides over the ancient city of Luxor and nearby historic sites are popular among tourists. Those killed are said to have been from Japan, Britain, Belgium and France.