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   Two officials familiar with the investigation into the crash in Texas of a hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people say it was operated by Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides.
   The officials spoke Saturday on condition that they not be named because they weren't authorized to speak publicly.
   The hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in a pasture Saturday morning near Lockhart, which is about 30 miles south of Austin. Authorities have said there do not appear to be any survivors.
   If 16 people were killed, it could be the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history.
   -- by Joan Lowy.

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