Narrative:Crashed after fire; wreckage found June 29.
|Date:||Tuesday 16 June 1953|
|C/n / msn:|| 19100|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 29|
|Total:||Fatalities: 34 / Occupants: 34 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Phou-Lassi Hill (Laos)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Vientiane-Wattay Airport (VTE/VLVT), Laos|
|Destination airport:||Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam|
» ICAO Circular 39-AN/34 (170)
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Vientiane-Wattay Airport to Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport as the crow flies is 905 km (566 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.