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A hot air balloon has crashed after bursting into flames in New Zealand, killing all 11 people on board in the country's worst air accident in more than thirty years.
Angela Robinson, 51, died after her car careered off Holme Moss Road and plunged down a steep ravine before bursting into flames.
The 78-year-old reportedly lost control of his Ford, which swerved and hit the central reservation before slamming into the palm tree and bursting into flames.