BANGKOK, Sept 28 – A paramotoring fanatic in northern Thailand has taken to the skies to assist ship urgently want provides to folks reduce off by floods.
Thrill-seeker Vichai Tiyasan, 38, has been motoring over waterlogged lands to drop off dry meals and important objects in Sukhothai, one in every of 30 provinces impacted by floods up to now week.
Footage of his ultralight aviation endeavors have been shared extensively on social media.
“The flood covers most areas of Sukhothai province. The situation is worse comparing to the past years,” Vichai informed Reuters by telephone.
A paramotor, often known as a powered paraglider, includes a back-mounted steel body with a propeller pushed by a petrol-fueled motor resembling an enormous family fan. The pilot can steer it utilizing brake toggles which can be just like that of a parachutist.
No less than six folks died and two have been lacking within the floods, based on the catastrophe company, which has additionally issued flood warnings in areas alongside the Chaophraya river, together with the capital Bangkok.
Thailand is not any stranger to flooding and in 2011 was hit by its worst floods in half a century, in a disaster that lasted months and noticed a whole lot of individuals killed, heavy business devastated and lots of elements of the capital paralyzed.