Helicopter crashes in Nonthaburi

Helicopter crashes in Nonthaburi

This helicopter crashed in an area behind a temple in tambon Koh Kret of Nonthaburi's Pak Kret district on Wednesday morning, injuring up to three people.(Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)
This helicopter crashed in an area behind a temple in tambon Koh Kret of Nonthaburi's Pak Kret district on Wednesday morning, injuring up to three people.(Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

A helicopter crashed in an area behind Wat Paramaiyikawas in tambon Koh Kret of Nonthaburi's Pak Kret district on Wednesday morning, injuring up to three people, according to reports by online news agencies.

Matichon Online said three people -- two men and a woman -- were injured, quoting Pol Col Ritthinan Puipanthawong, the Pak Kret police chief.  They had been admitted to Chonlaprathan Rangsarit Hospital in Nonthaburi.

Naewna Online said only two people were injured.

Thairath Online also reported that two people were injured.  It said the helicopter, an RT10, was on a chartered flight.

A later report from Thairath said it was a Robinson R44 helicopter and three people received slight injuries - the pilot and two passengers. A third passenger was unhurt.


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