Airplane Crash - Near Pakse, Laos 08/16/1954

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Pakse, Laos


Date08/16/1954
LocationNear Pakse, Laos
OperatorAir Vietnam (South Vietnam)
RouteRed River delta - Saigon
TypeBristol 170 Freighter 21E
RegistrationF-VNAI
Cn/In12809
Aboard55
Fatalities47
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into the Mekong River while making an emergency landing after encountering engine failure. The aircraft was being used to evacuate families.

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