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Commandos Will Travel on At-Risk Thai Airways Flights

Sixty air marshals will be on duty on Thai Airways International flights between Bangkok and the United States, the Middle East and other countries thought to harbour terrorists, to stop people hijacking planes and hitting Apec targets. The guards will be trained commandos from the air force Security Forces Command, and three will be deployed on each flight. Air Combat Commander ACM Chalit Pukpasuk said the guards would blend in with passengers and sit close to suspicious characters. They would travel with the plane from Bangkok to the destination and return. The precaution had became common practise by many commercial airlines after the Sept 11, 2001 terror attacks in the United States. Full Story

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