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It spiralled out of control and hit the ground with huge force, bursting into flames then skidding 1,100ft across the airfield near Cirencester, Glos, before stopping in front of the control tower.
Summary: A hot air balloon has crashed after bursting into flames in New Zealand, killing all 11 people on board.
Angela Robinson, 51, died after her car careered off Holme Moss Road and plunged down a steep ravine before bursting into flames.