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23 December 2014 :: 09:12:39 am 95578

Norwegian Diver Accidentally Hit Speed Boat Propeller and Died In Koh Tao

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SURATTHANI – December 22,2014 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 14.30 pm Pol.Capt.Jakkapong Kaewkaw-inspector of Yoikotao- was notified that a foreigner had been hit by speed boat propeller severely injuring her. After notification the officials immediately rushed to the scene.

 

At the scene they found Miss Silji Macdison aged 22 from Norway who had been hit by the speed boat propeller in her head causing fatal injuries. Initially she fell unconscious and the rescue team had tried to resuscitate her. An Air Ambulance helicopter was requested to take the woman to hospital, however the weather was against them and the ambulance was unable to attend the scene, sadly the injured woman passed away.

 

Initially the police found out that the foreigner went to dive in Koh Tao island and she accidentally collided with the speed boat propeller whilst diving.

 

Officials sent the body to Ko Tao island hospital awaiting an autopsy in Suratthani hospital. They were unable to transfer the deceased to Suratthani immediately due to high seas.

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