No chopper crash, but forest fires on a mountain in Rayong

 No chopper crash, but forest fires on a mountain in Rayong

Royal Thai Police Helicopter during a life saving demonstration. Photo: Fuws260.



The search and rescue operation for a reported helicopter crash on a mountain in Muang district of Thailand’s eastern province of Rayong was called off late Thursday night, after no traces of a downed aircraft were found, but forest fires were spotted over a vast area.

A report from Rayong governor’s office confirmed last night that the flames, which could be seen from a long distance and were believed to be caused by a downed helicopter by villagers, were forest fires.

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By Thai PBS World



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