Pilot injured in Air Force F5 jet crash in Lop Buri province

F-5E Royal Thai Air Force in Korat.

Royal Thai Air Force Northrop F-5E Tiger II (USAF s/n 76-1673) in Korat. Photo: Ssgt. Jeffrey Clonkey, USAF.

The Thai Air Force pilot of a F5 fighter jet was injured after he ejected from his plane when it developed mechanical trouble and before it crashed into a rice field in Chai Badan district of the central province of Lop Buri yesterday.

The identity of the pilot has not been released, but he had been rushed to a hospital in the province after parachuting to the ground.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World

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