Fourth Thai crash victim's body found
- Published: 22 Oct 2013 at 11.20
- Online news:
The body of another Thai victim of the Lao Airlines crash in Champassak province of Laos has been recovered and identified, bringing the number of the Thai victims found to four, Lao authorities said.
He was Yanyong Apaanan, 29, a PTT engineer. The other three found earlier were Phakkawat Atriratnachai, Kanueng Chartkasamchai and Veekij Busarawuthanu.
The bodies of the four are to be flown home by an air force C-130 aircraft from Pakse this afternoon at 2pm. It is expected to land at Wing 6 air force terminal at Don Mueang at 3.30am Wednesday.
Russ Jalichandra, the Thai consul-general in Savannakhet, said so far 43 bodies of the crash victims had been recovered.
The Lao Airlines' insurance company would initially pay US$5,000 to each of the families of the four Thais, he said.