Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 27 February 1971
Type:Boeing SA.307 Stratoliner B-1
Operator:Royal Air Lao
Registration: XW-PGR
C/n / msn: 2000
First flight: 1940
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luang Prabang Airport (LPQ) (   Laos)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Luang Prabang Airport (LPQ/VLLB), Laos
Narrative:
The Boeing Stratoliner struck a Lao Air Force Douglas C-47 while landing at Luang Prabang, Laos.
The left hand wing was damaged but the airplane was not repaired due lack of spares.


Sources:
» Boeing S-307/C-75 Stratoliner production list / G. Goodall


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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.
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