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Trang airport reopens

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Trang airport has reopened after work crews managed to haul away the Nok Air plane that skidded off the runway during takeoff on Tuesday and became mired in mud. 

Woradej Harnprasert, director-general of the Civil Aviation Department, said the operation to haul the Boeing 737-800 out of the mud and off the runway was completed late on Thursday.

The aircraft's undercarriage wheels had sunk 70 centimetres into the mud and that was causing problems.

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