Jet ski rider disappears in Bang Pakong River, near Bangkok

A tragic incident unfolded in Bang Pakong, east of Bangkok, the place a well-respected jet ski rider vanished and not using a trace. Rescuers were alerted to the missing man after locals who had been chopping saplings on the riverbank noticed an deserted jet ski mid-river.
Despite an extensive overnight search which lasted more than nine hours, authorities have but to locate the lacking jet ski rider, identified as Weerapol Athinuwat, generally known as Moss, around 30 years old.
Locals stumbled upon the idle jet ski within the Bang Pakong River and shortly raised an alert. Profit organised a search operation in coordination with the Chachoengsao rescue unit. Search operations for Moss carried out throughout each river banks and the river’s centre utilizing a sonar scanner led to the detection of 4 potential locations. However, despite three divers probing eight metres deep to search for the lacking man, there was no physique recovered.
Officials continued the search operation on foot, scanning the river banks the place the sapling cutters had seen the floating jet ski. No sign of the lacking man was found by the point the search operation lastly ended at around 2.30am.
According to a rescue employee, the incident was reported to Aek Kheneek, Moss’s employer who runs an area boat shop. the rescuer explained that Moss had taken out a jet ski for a routine engine test around 4pm, a typical incidence.
Later sapling cutters knowledgeable the shop about a stranded jet ski mid-river, however there was no sign of its rider. On inspection, the jet ski’s key was discovered placed next to it. Initial assumptions suggested that Moss had unintentionally fallen into the water, maybe due to some obstruction within the boat’s propeller.
Authorities suspect that Moss docked the jet ski close to the financial institution and eliminated his life jacket to take away debris from the boat propeller beneath the boat. While within the water, he could have cramped up and eventually succumbed to the waters of the Bang Pakong River, leaving the jet ski to float towards the river’s centre, reported KhaoSod..

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