Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Travel Insurance do not cover High Risk Activities, like Heliskiing, Ski Jumping, Skydiving, Sky-surfing, Scuba Diving, white water Rafting, Mountaineering and Hot Air Balloon Rides

Hot air balloon catches fire, crashes, killing 19 tourists in Egyptian city of Luxor. 


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According to initial indications, the balloon was in the process of landing after 7 a.m. when a landing cable got caught around a helium tube and a fire erupted, the balloon then shot up in the air, according to an investigator with the state prosecutor's office. The fire set off an explosion of a gas canister and the balloon plunged some 300 metres (1,000 feet) to the ground, according to an Egyptian security official.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2013/02/26/egypt-hot-air-balloon-crash.html


**Travel Insurance usually do not cover high risk activities like heliskiing, ski jumping, skydiving, sky-surfing, scuba diving, rafting, mountaineering, or participation in any rodeo activity.


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