Thailand: Indian tourist killed in parasailing accident in Pattaya

Posted on October 3, 2013 • Filed under: Thailand, Tourist Killed reports that an Indian tourist celebrating her wedding anniversary has been killed in a parasailing accident in Pattaya, police said Thursday. Shilpi Agarwal, 36, and her husband had hired a speedboat to parasail Wednesday near Pattaya’s beach but the parasail failed to launch, said Pol Col Suwan Cheawnavinthavat. The woman plunged into the water and the driver told police he was backing up the boat to retrieve her when Agarwal was drawn into the boat’s spinning propellor and killed. Suwan said police would press charges of carelessness causing death, which carries a maximum jail term of 10 years and/or a fine of 20,000 baht. Read article

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