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July 13, 2020

Thai pilot rescued as search operations for Myanmar pilot goes on

Pilot Chatchawal of the B4 helicopter of Thailand that had lost contact during the search and rescue operations for two missing mountain climbers was rescued on Wednesday morning by the rescue team of Htoo Foundation which has been trying to save the two pilots since Tuesday with the help of locals, local authorities and the armed forces.
The slightly injured pilot was taken to Lansarhtu Village with the help of local Rawan ethnic group.
Doctors including Dr Oliver of the SOS medical team gave medical treatment to the Thai pilot. The airplane carrying the Thai pilot left Putao for Mandalay on Wednesday afternoon. Myanmar pilot of the helicopter, Pilot Aung Myat Toe was also injured in the eyes and is taking shelter in a cave.
Patron U Tay Za of Htoo Foundation and the search are rescue team is trying to rescue the Myanmar pilot with the help of local Rawan ethnic group.


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