Tom Fairbairn



Age: 25


Summary: British space engineer working on the Giove-A satellite's structural design team during a test mission for Europe's satellite-navigation system Galileo who was among one of more than 402 British tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on a holiday along with his girlfriend Dorothy Wilkinson during a visit with his parents Carole and Colin Fairbairn at a beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: September 22, 1979


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Khao Lak, Thailand