Thai Gripen Crash Due To Spatial Disorientation

KUALA LUMPUR—Spatial disorientation has been determined as the cause of the fatal crash of a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Saab JAS 39C Gripen a year ago. No aircraft fault was involved in the crash, which killed pilot Sqn. Ldr. Dilokrit Pattavee, 34, RTAF spokesman Air Vice Marshal Pongsak Semachai...

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