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August 12, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
An airport weatherman attempted suicide after a deadly plane crash, pouring gasoline over himself in the control tower and setting himself afire. Ouyang Kangyen, the control tower weatherman on Matsu island, was in stable condition at a Taipei hospital with burns over 70% of his body. Tsai Tui, director of the Civil Aeronautics Administration, said the suicide attempt stemmed from public outcry over a crash a day earlier on the island.
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August 12, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
An airport weatherman attempted suicide after a deadly plane crash, pouring gasoline over himself in the control tower and setting himself afire. Ouyang Kangyen, the control tower weatherman on Matsu island, was in stable condition at a Taipei hospital with burns over 70% of his body. Tsai Tui, director of the Civil Aeronautics Administration, said the suicide attempt stemmed from public outcry over a crash a day earlier on the island.
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