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Royal Thai Air Force pilot killed in Children’s Day airshow crash

Legacy Phuket Gazette

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SONGKHLA: A fighter jet pilot was killed in a fiery crash during a Children’s Day airshow in Hat Yai, Songkhla this morning.

The pilot, Squadron Leader Dilokrit Phattawee, was flying a Gripen 39c at Wing 56, Air Division 4 airbase, the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) announced in their official statement.

RTAF spokesman Pongsak Semachai said a committee would be set up to investigate the cause of the crash.

— Pruth Kulprasit

 

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