Estate of late Leicester City team owner sued over crash

BANGKOK — The family of an employee of the Thai owner of England's Leicester City soccer team who died in the same helicopter crash that took her boss's life has sued his estate and his family's duty-free business for 300 million baht ($9.8 million).

Former beauty queen Nusara Suknamai was one of five people killed when team owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's helicopter crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff from the soccer field following an Oct. 27, 2018, match.

A lawyer for Nusara's family said the suit was filed Monday in Bangkok Civil Court because Thai law holds the aircraft's owner responsible for any harm to passengers.

Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch said the crash occurred when the pilot lost control of the aircraft because of a mechanical fault.

Must Read

Global markets mixed after Wall Street loss

Dec 23, 2016

Asian markets are mostly lower while Europe has gained in early trading ahead of the Christmas...

China plans 30,000-km high speed rail network by...

Dec 29, 2016

The Chinese government is planning to expand the country's high-speed rail network to 30,000...

Asian shares mixed as investors consider latest...

Jan 5, 2017

Asian stock indexes mixed as investors assess latest Fed meeting minutes; Japan shares slip as yen...

Asia shares falter as investors watch dollar,...

Jan 6, 2017

Asian shares are wavering as a weaker dollar discourages investors who are shying away from risky...

South Korean cinema leads nominees at Asian Film...

Jan 11, 2017

South Korean cinema has fared well in the nominations for the Asian Film Awards

Sign up now!

Latest News

Trending News

About Us

Asialogue holds a collection of past news for readers to understand what happened before these latest events.