Surgical setback: Airport amputation victim’s reattachment hopes dashed for safety causes

The son of a lady who suffered the loss of her leg at Don Mueang International Airport revealed that the planned reattachment surgical procedure was cancelled because of concerns about his mother’s safety. The incident occurred when the woman collapsed on an escalator on the airport Wednesday morning.
Prompt motion was taken to rescue her, and he or she was swiftly transported to the hospital for medical care. At first, the doctor was hopeful concerning the potential for reattaching her leg. However, the most recent update from the victim’s son, Krit Kittirattnana, revealed that the physician has decided against the leg reattachment because of potential problems.
Krit revealed yesterday night that his mom received surgical procedure on her leg at 4.30pm at Bammrungrad International Hospital. The leg was severed 10 centimetres above her knee.
According to Krit, the surgical end result was spectacular, however his mother’s emotional state is not but secure. On a scale of one to 10, he rates her mental state as a 5.
Krit took to his Facebook account to discuss his mom today, June 30. He first expressed his appreciation to everybody for his or her encouragement and support. He revealed that he and his family had been shocked by the incident but needed to compose themselves to help his mom.
Krit disclosed that he and the family had not but talked to the mom about what had occurred to her at the time as a result of their mom isn’t ready to talk about it. The family also avoided speaking about the airport.
Krit acknowledged within the post…
“It is a heartbreaking incident. I admit that it’s tough for me and my household. I am sad each time I see the news and each time I think about my mom and her condition. But we now have to fight the issue. I know that my mother is now combating with it too.
“I can not discover words to elucidate my feelings after I first saw the mom after the accident. The officer carried a foam box containing her leg whereas the mom was lying on a stretcher. I cannot say how I feel when I saw that scene.”
Krit revealed that his mom is powerful however admitted she might be deeply shattered inside.
Krit was not sure whether the preliminary surgery would be the last operation for his mom however added the household is more apprehensive about her psychological state than her bodily state. The household would later seek a specialist to talk to address this matter together with her.
Krit ended his publish by stating…
“Even although our household will never be the identical after this accident, we’ll always remain united, just as we have been earlier than.”
 
UPDATE: Old escalator potentially the cause of tragic accident at Bangkok Airport
Authorities at Don Mueang Airport reported that an outdated escalator triggered the tragic accident resulting in a Thai girl losing her leg.
During a press convention this afternoon, airport director Karun Thanakunjeeraphat provided an replace on the victim’s condition. The sufferer requested a transfer from Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital to Banrungrad International Hospital. The latter hospital has since introduced the good news that her leg can be reattached.
According to Karun, an investigation into the accident remains to be ongoing, with both airport authorities and external specialists.
The director revealed that the escalator in query was manufactured by Hitachi and has been in operation since 1996. The system has not been updated in 27 years and its sensor differs from those discovered on newer escalators. Karun additionally disclosed that the corporate confirmed that the airport might continue utilizing the escalator with proper upkeep.
However, Karun insisted that the airport has no intention of constant to make use of the escalator. There is a plan in place to switch several outdated escalators throughout the airport by 2025. However, following the accident, the airport is now considering expediting the substitute process.
Karun promised the media that he would update the trigger of the accident to the news companies and the general public as soon as the investigation ends.
In a separate press convention, the Deputy Spokesperson from the Thai Sang Thai Party, Sornthep Rojpojjanarat, revealed that the federal government and the airport had been warned and informed to check all the systems within the airport earlier than easing pandemic-related entry measures. Nevertheless, the warning was ignored.
Sornthep questioned why the federal government needed to spend 3 million baht on a new terminal on the airport instead of using the price range to improve the security system and services at current terminals.
Sornthep additionally talked about that in a Boutique Adventure survey, Don Mueang International Airport ranked because the twenty sixth most harmful airport out of the 29 they surveyed globally.
 
ORIGINAL STORY: Thai woman loses leg on Bangkok airport escalator
A Thai girl tragically lost her leg after collapsing on an escalator at Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok right now.
The Director of the Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok, Karun Thanakunjeeraphat, revealed the accident took place round 8.30am today, June 29. He reported that the accident occurred at an escalator within the South Corridor between Pier four and Pier 5 of the domestic passenger terminal 2.
According to the picture shared by the airport, the accident occurred on the finish of the transferring walkway. According to the report, the sufferer was en route to travel to the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat. While she was on the walkway, she collapsed, after which her leg was drawn into the machine, up to the kneecap. Karun explained the sequence of events captured on the CCTV footage, stating…
“From the CCTV footage, it seems that the passenger’s left leg was struck by a suitcase whereas she was on the escalator. She subsequently fell, and her leg was pulled down.”
Airport staff reacted promptly, offering instant help and hurriedly speeding the sufferer to the Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital. However, the severity of her injuries led to the unfortunate amputation of her leg.
All of the concerned escalators were briefly discontinued while the engineering staff investigated the cause for the accident.
The airport made an official statement about the matter at 11.30am revealing that the authorities had visited the sufferer in hospital, and the airport is willing to provide full assist on treatment prices and compensation. The airport stated…
“We deeply regret the distressing incident at Don Mueang Airport and are absolutely committed to providing care, masking medical bills and necessary compensation.”
Light urged the authorities to supply the outcomes of the thorough investigation as quickly as potential. Some netizens agreed that the incident reminded them of a similar case that occurred three to four years in the past when the escalator pulled a shoe of a Thai man beneath the platform.
The victim revealed his experience on Facebook in 2019. He explained that he walked normally on the transferring walkway when he abruptly felt something pulling his shoe. He tried to retrieve his sneakers and ultimately determined to take them off. Immediately, the escalator pulled his shoe beneath the platform.
The man said that he shared his experience to warn the others. He said if he didn’t take off his shoe in time, it could have been his foot trapped beneath the escalator as a substitute of his shoe. He added that each one he obtained from the airport was an apology message by way of SMS..

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