Thailand confirms helicopter crash killing 5 people

(VOVworld) - A Thai military helicopter that went missing on Sunday crashed in bad weather in northern Thailand, killing all five people on board. The army said on Monday the dead included Major General Nopporn Ruanchan, who was commander of the army's 4th Infantry Division.

Thailand confirms helicopter crash killing 5 people - ảnh 1
Thai helicopter crash killed 5 people

Lieutenant General Somsak Ninbanjerdkun said poor visibility due to the weather may have caused the crash. The UH-72 light helicopter went down in Chiang Mai, near Thailand's highest mountain, he said.
It was returning to base in Phitsanuloke from a flood mission near the border with Myanmar. The others on board were two pilots and two mechanics.

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