Thai man dies in paramotor accident on the Mekong River in Isaan

A 39 year outdated Thai man died in a paramotor accident on the Mekong River in the Isaan province of Bueng Kan yesterday. The cause of the accident is underneath investigation.
The deceased was identified as Watcharapong Khanteetao. He was a member of a paramotor membership within the northeastern provinces. The accident occurred after Watcharapong flew the paramotor over the Mekong River and Sook Samran Beach in Bueang Kan at about 6pm yesterday.
According to a witness, Watcharapong had been flying around for about 5 minutes earlier than spinning right down to the water’s surface. He then raised his level by flying in a circle within the air, but unexpectedly, Watcharapong and his parameter dropped into the Mekong River.
A boat driver and a close-by jetskier rushed to help Watcharapong and dragged him out of the water. Unfortunately, Login required was later pronounced useless after being despatched to Bueng Kan Hospital.
The cause of the accident is still beneath investigation by the police. It is believed that the strains connected to the parachute tangled when Watcharapong spun down. Watcharapong’s associates and witnesses shall be questioned to identify the actual explanation for the accident.
The community leader, Pangard Saiyen, mentioned Watcharapong was an avid fan of paramotor sports activities, even though he had several earlier accidents. In the past, he crashed the paramotor into electrical wires and fell onto a home in the province.
Another paramotor accident occurred in Isaan last month. A Royal Thai Police officer, Nattadej Namamamat, was killed after he crashed a paramotor into a restaurant near Khon Kaen. A witness reported that Nattadej turned the paramotor with an excessive quantity of pressure causing it to lose balance and drop to the bottom.
In February, a Burmese man, Win Nyunt, was pronounced lifeless after crashing his model new paramotor in Pathum Thani province near Bangkok. The accident was believed to be caused by strong winds or engine failure.
Despite the dangers involved, paramotoring is a well-liked recreational aviation activity in Thailand. The Royal Aeronautic Sports Association of Thailand (RASAT) hosted the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) 2023 in February, attracting paramotor flyers from sixteen countries, together with India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Mongolia, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Spain, Serbia, South Korea, China, France, Czech Republic, and Thailand..

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