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Suvarnabhumi runway reopens after hours of delays

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Suvarnabhumi airport cleared its eastern runway for full use on Wednesday evening, following its partial closure on Sunday night after a Thai Airways plane crashed. 

Thai Airways International staff use air floatation equipment to lift and salvage the damaged Airbus A330-300 aircraft on Wednesday, with THAI logo and name blacked out, that skidded off the runway at Suvarnabhumi airport on Sunday night. (Photo by Somchai Poomlard)

Transport Minister Chadchart Suttipunt said the entire runway was reopened at 8.10pm.

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