A Bangkok Airways ATR 72 that departed from Krabi Island crashed on landing in Koh Samui yesterday, skidding off the runway and colliding with an unused airport control tower, killing the flight's captain and requiring hospitalization of seven others including the copilot. According to Flight Safety Foundation's Aviation Safety Network, the aircraft was "substantially damaged. . .beyond repair." Thailand Dept. of Civil Aviation DG Kannikar Kemavuthanon told the BBC, "The weather was very bad ...

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