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Russian Tourists Jumps to his Death at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport

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BANGKOK – A Russian tourist was fatally injured after he climbed over a glass wall on the fourth floor of the passenger terminal at Suvarnabhumi Airport and jumped, according to police.

According to the police officer Kritsana Patrakarita, 44-year-old Mikhail Sinitsyn climbed over a glass railing on the fourth floor of the airport building and fell down. He landed on the second floor, and immediately after the incident the man was taken to hospital but doctors were unable to save him.

Airport Officials said that more glass wall has been installed there following several cases of foreign tourists committing suicide from the same spot. – Photo The Nation

Deputy police spokesman Col Krissana Pattanacharoen said on Monday investigators are collecting evidence at the scene and checking CCTV footage to draw conclusions on the death of Suvarnabhumi Airport

“Police still don’t know the reason or motive leading to the death,” Col Krissana said.

He arrived at the airport from Vietnam and passed through the immigration process on Sunday night before walking to the fourth floor where he jumped, police said.

The scene of the fatal accident between a black song thaew and a motorcycle ridden by two Russian tourists on a curve near Patong beach in Phuket on Sunday night.

Two Russians on a Motorbike Killed

Two Russian tourists received fatal injuries when their motorcycle collided with a song thaew on a corner near Patong beach overnight, Phuket Tourist Police said on Monday.

Police said the motorcycle ridden by Andrei Mironov and Vasilii Repnikov was on the wrong side of the road  when it hit the passenger pickup truck about 10.30pm.

Mr Mironov, 31, and Mr Repnikov, 29, were severely injured and were taken to Patong Hospital, where they died, police said.