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76 flying lanterns land in Chiang Mai airport

Nov 24. 2018
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By The Nation

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A total of 76 flying lanterns landed in the compound of Chiang Mai International Airport on the second night of Yi Peng or Chiang Mai's traditional Loy Krathong Festival.

Airport officials said 76 were collected from the airport's compound from Friday night to early Saturday.

The authorities allowed Yi Peng revellers to release flying lanterns on Thursday and Friday nights when all flights were cancelled.

Airport officials said 20 lanterns landed on the runway, 20 on the taxiway, six on hangars, and 30 more on lawns.

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