Plane Crash in East Bangkok Kills 1, Injures 4

BANGKOK A private airplane crashed on Monday afternoon near a temple in Nong Chok district, killing its captain.

The dead pilot is unidentified. Four people three passengers and one bystander on the ground were sent to a hospital.

The plane reportedly made an emergency landing onto a canal next Wat Lampa Ong at around 4pm.  

According to the local rescue team, the plane, which belongs to a company called Thai Regional Airlines, was traveling from Nakhon Ratchasima province to Suvarnabhumi Airport when the incident took place.