Tourists taking Phuket airport runway selfies could face death penalty

For selfie seekers, it’s the perfect Instagram-ready shot: standing on a beach with outstretched arms as a massive airliner soars overhead.Few places in the world can offer such a vantage point, which is why Mai Khao beach in Thailand’s Phuket province has proved so popular. But recent changes to the law mean tourists hoping for their very own “runway selfie” now risk life and limb – and not just because of the aeroplanes.Concerns over aviation safety have led to the introduction of a 9km-long…