A team of 50 divers and rescuers drawn from the Thai navy and a charity foundation in Ubon Ratchathani has been despatched to Champassak province of Laos to help in the search for the bodies of the Lao Airlines crash victims, Ubon Ratchathani deputy governor Suthinan Boonmee said.
Mr Suthinan said this was in response to a request by the authorities of Champassak province.
The Thai team, led by Mr Suthinan, met Khamsone Saengmala, a Lao coordinator, for a briefing at Chong Mek border pass in Sirindhorn district this morning before departing with necessary equipment for Pakse.
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