An American man who sustained severe injuries after he fell from a third floor at the Phuket International Airport has been pronounced dead.
Our previous story:
The Phuket International Airport has issued a press release at 4:00 P.M. this afternoon regarding the incident (December 28th). They stated a male foreign passenger ‘jumped’ from the third floor at the departure platform of the International Terminal. However, investigators have not firmly stated the cause of the fall as of press time.
Now for the update:
The Phuket Tourist Police told the Phuket Express that the foreign man was later identified as a 35-year-old American national. (The Phuket Express is withholding his name pending embassy and family notification). He was later pronounced dead at a hospital. The Sakoo Police are continuing their investigation to find the cause of the fall.
The American man entered Thailand via Bangkok Airport Immigration on December 13th, 2022. He arrived in Phuket on December 17th, 2022 and checked in a hotel near the Phuket International Airport.