AN ELDERLY Thai man who died during a flight from Saudi Arabia to Thailand was found to be infected with Covid-19 after the airplane landed at Suvarnabhumi Airport this afternoon (Dec. 10), Matichon newspaper said.
The 71-year-old man was identified as Mr. Bahem Saeso.
Ruamkatanyu Foundation rescuers rushed to remove his body from the plane as it had to continue its journey. However before doing so they tested him with an antigen test kit and two bars showed up.
Rescuers removing the dead passenger who tested positive for Covid-19 from the plane. Photo: Matichon