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    Rocket near-miss with aircraft prompts safety concerns in Surin

    Rocket fireworks narrowly missed an aircraft in Surin province on Sunday, prompting officials to urge pilots to navigate around them. The district chief denied the incident occurred in his area, highlighting a lack of clarity about the event’s location. Local reporters were alerted to illegal gambling activities at the Boon Bang Fai rocket festival behind a temple in Ban Jang…

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    Pilot’s close call with rocket, sparks aviation safety debate

    A Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) pilot reported a close encounter with a firework rocket that soared almost 8,000 feet, forcing evasive manoeuvres to avoid a potential disaster. The incident, shared on the Facebook page Unseen Records of Pilots has sparked a wave of public concern over aviation safety. The pilot detailed the alarming event, which occurred after taking off…

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    Thai woman suffers panic attack after Isaan rocket lands on lawn

    A Thai woman suffered from a panic attack after a missile from a rocket festival in the Isaan province of Roi Et landed on her front lawn. Her son demanded accountability from the relevant parties. Thai television host Thanasub Ounsuang is seeking justice for his family by sharing the rocket incident at his home in Roi Et on Facebook last…

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    Blastoff blunder: Rocket festival misfire leaves Isaan locals injured on main road

    The rocket from a recent Rocket Festival in the Isaan province of Amnart Chanroen fell onto the main road of a community and exploded, resulting in injuries to three locals. ThaiRath spoke to locals about the rocket accident that occurred on the evening of July 4 at Baan Pathum Kaew Community, Phana district of Amnart Charoen province. A 53 year…