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81 flying lanterns fall on Chiang Mai airport runway

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Sky lanterns during the Loy Krathong Festival

Sky paper lanterns or Khom Fai during the Loy Krathong Festival in Chiang Mai. Photo: Takeaway.


Chiang Mai International Airport officials said 81 flying lanterns fell on to the runway on Friday night and early Saturday.

Loy Krathong revellers in Chiang Mai floated the lanterns as part of their long-held Yipeng tradition.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation


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