Narrative:The DC-3 contacted trees and crashed into a hillside. Weather was poor at the time of the accident.
|Date:||23 DEC 1969|
|Operator:||Laos Air Charter|
|C/n / msn:|| 13529|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 16|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 19 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Luang Prabang (Laos)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Vientiane-Wattay Airport (VTE/VLVT), Laos|
|Destination airport:||Luang Prabang Airport (LPQ/VLLB), Laos|
» St. Joseph Gazette - Dec 25, 1969
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 Luang Prabang Airport as the crow flies is 215 km (134 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.