Thai Blimp Crash

by Dan Grossman on December 28, 2012

According to news reports the Royal Thai Army’s blimp crashed on December 13.   Four crewmembers suffered minor injuries and the airship suffered major damage.

Thai Army Blimp

According to these reports the controversial blimp cost 350-million baht ($14 million USD) but has yet to complete a flight; it was purchased three years ago to provide surveillance in Muslim-dominated provinces in southern Thailand.

My thanks to Dan Nachbar for passing along this information.

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