View of Surin town in Norteastern Thailand

Homemade Rocket Launched into Sky in Surin as Airplane Passes By

SURIN, May 20 (TNA) – A homemade rocket was launched into the sky as a plane passed by during a traditional rocket festival in Surin province on May 19 as this incident highlights the need for stricter safety regulations at rocket festivals in Thailand.

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The rocket was one of many launched during the festival, which is a popular celebration in Thailand’s northeastern region in May and June.

Recently, the Department of Airports requested cooperation regarding the launching of rockets within aviation safety zones to prevent and mitigate risks. However, yesterday images emerged showing a rocket soaring into the sky as an airplane was passing by, alongside reports of gambling activities at the event.

Full story: tna.mcot.net

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