Cambodian man lands ‘airplane’ house in rice field

A Cambodian airplane fanatic has built his house in the shape of a private jet – despite never having been up in the air himself.

Construction worker Chrach Peou spent his US$20,000 (S$26,660) life savings building the concrete “plane” – complete with wings, tail fin, landing gear and engines – near the town of Siem Reap, gateway to the famed Angkor Wat temple complex.

The 43-year-old widowed father of three said it took him almost a year to build, using money he had saved over 30 years.

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