Hatyai plane crash horror at Children's Day air show (video) - The Rakyat Post

An air show for children turned to horror as a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) fighter jet JAS39 C Gripen crashed near the Hatyai Airport today, killing the pilot. Squadron Leader Dilokrit Pattavee, 35, died on the spot at 9.27am (local time), amidst a ...and more »

Horrifying moment jet pilot is killed in front of hundreds of spectators while performing aerial show at Children's ... - The Sun

CHILDREN have been left screaming in terror after a fighter jet plunged from the sky, bursting into flames during a military airshow. Families watched on in horror as the jet ditched towards earth, sending a huge plume of flames and smoke into the air ...and more »

Thai pilot killed when jet crashes during air show for kids - The New Indian Express

BANGKOK: A Thai military air show for children was marred by tragedy Saturday when a fighter jet plunged from the sky and burst into flames, killing the pilot. Families were gathered at the airport in the southern city of Hat Yai to watch the show put ...and more »

How Thai Air Force acquire Gripen fleets - The Nation

Thailand aims to become a leading power in Asean by having one of the strongest air forces in the region by the end of this decade. In 2008, the Royal Thai Air Force spent up to Bt34 billion on the purchase of 12 Swedish-made Gripen fighter jets as ...and more »

Pilot Dead in Fighter Jet Crash at Air Show in Southern Thailand - Sputnik International

A fighter jet crashed during an air show at Thailand's southern Hat Yai International Airport on Saturday, killing the pilot, local media reported. An AV-8B Harrier with Marine Attack Squadron 214 lands on the flight deck of. © Flickr/ Naval Surface ...and more »

Thailand: Fighter jet crashes during Children's Day airshow, pilot killed - Asian Correspondent

(File) Three Saab JAS-39 Gripen aircraft of the Hungarian Air Force during an exercise in 2016. Source: Sandor Ujvari/MTI via AP. 346. Social Buzz. A GRIPEN fighter jet crashed on a runway during an airshow for Children's Day in Hat Yai, Songkhla ...and more »

Thai Pilot killed in air show crash to be promoted - AsiaOne

Squadron Leader Dilokrit Pattawi, 34, would be promoted to the rank of air marshal and would be eligible for a royal decoration, Air Force Commander-in-Chief ACM Jom Rungsawang said. The pilot's family would also be entitled to a monthly allowance for ...and more »

Video: Fighter jet explodes as it crashes at Thailand air show - TVNZ

A Thai air force pilot died when his fighter jet crashed at an air show Saturday during the country's Children's Day. Amateur video footage shows the JAS 39 Gripen jet maneuvering over the Hat Yai air base in southern Thailand when it suddenly lost ...and more »

Saab Gripen crashes in south Thailand - ScandAsia.com

A Swedish Gripen 39C fighter jet crashed during a Children's Day air show in south Thailand on Saturday 14 January. The air show took place at 56 Wing air base, Hat Yai, Songkhla province, when the plane crashed near a runway in front of children and ...and more »

Watch: Jet crashes during Children's Day air show, pilot killed - Times of Malta

A Thai air force fighter jet has crashed at an air show during the country's Children's Day, killing the pilot. Amateur video footage shows the JAS 39 Gripen over the Hat Yai air base in southern Thailand suddenly losing altitude and crashing in a ball ...and more »