A Thai business class passenger on Thai Airways had 640,000 yen taken from an overhead locker while they were asleep.
Two other passengers also suffered theft on the flight to Japan.
Police were called as the passenger noticed the theft before getting off. A small notebook had been placed instead of the stolen bills.
A fellow passenger reported a Chinese man had been repeatedly wandering about while most slept on Saturday’s flight.
Under his seat they found a stack of money.
Passengers have been warned to keep valuables on their person on flights. – Sanook
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