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Alpha Jet co-pilot seriously injured in seat ejection incident


An Alpha Jet co-pilot of Loei-based Wing 23 was seriously injured after his seat was ejected during a flight training Wednesday, officials said.

The co-pilot was identified as Sqn Ldr Sukhothai Somsrisai. He fell onto the ground and was seriously injured after the seat injection.

The firs pilot managed to land the fighter jet at the air base safely after the accident.

The cause of the seat ejection has yet to be determined by aviation experts.


 

Published : February 15, 2017

By : The Nation