Hot Air Balloon ‘Crash Landing’ Was A Regular Landing



GEORGETOWN, Feb 23 – Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta was appointed by State Government and organised by Penang Global Tourism together Corporate with MPPP. “Although the event can’t be 100% perfect for the first time but overall comment received was resounding success”, said by CM Lim Guan Eng. 

Derek HancockThe pilot of the Hot Air Balloon Derek Hancock told a press conference this morning about ‘crash landing’ that landed at the Mount Ekrsine cemetery ground in Air Itam was in fact a regular landing as there were no other more suitable place for landing at that time. “Public perspective is not the same, and we wish to educate the public about the issue,” he said, adding that the Penang Turf Club field was the best place to land, if it was allowed.



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